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  • Fermat's Last Theorem by Simon Singh
    Over three hundred and fifty years were to pass before a mild-mannered Englishman finally cracked the mystery in 1995. Fermat by then was far more than a theorem. Whole lives had been devoted to the quest for a solution. There was Sophie Germain, who had to take on the identity of a man to conduct research in a field forbidden to females. The dashing Evariste Galois scribbled down the results of his research deep into the night before sauntering out to die in a duel. The Japanese genius Yutaka Taniyama killed himself in despair, while the German industrialist Paul Wolfskehl claimed Fermat had saved him from suicide.
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    Note: In the states it was called: Fermat's Enigma: The Epic Quest to Solve the World's Greatest Mathematical Problem by SIMON SINGH and JOHN LYNCH ( And e ...morelsewhere: Fermat's Last Theorem: The Story of a Riddle That Confounded the World's Greatest Minds for 358 Years.

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