Fields Medal Video: James Maynard

James Maynard of the University of Oxford made major advances in number theory — in particular, the location of prime numbers and the approximation of real numbers with fractions.

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This video was presented during the opening ceremony of the International Congress of Mathematicians in Helsinki on July 5, 2022, organized by the International Mathematical Union.

Read about Maynard’s work in detail:

A Solver of the Hardest Easy Problems About Prime Numbers, Quanta Magazine

The 2022 Fields Medal winners are: