Hilbert's Twenty-Fourth Problem

  title={Hilbert's Twenty-Fourth Problem},
  author={R. Thiele},
  journal={The American Mathematical Monthly},
  pages={1 - 24}
  • R. Thiele
  • Published 2003
  • Mathematics
  • The American Mathematical Monthly
or almost a century, a treasure lay hidden in a library in Germany, hidden until a remarkable discovery d t was made. Indeed, for most of the twentieth century, all of science thought that Hilbert had pose wenty-three problems, and no others. In the mid-1990s, however, as a result of a thorough reading of p Hilbert's files, a twenty-fourth problem was found (in a notebook, in file Cod. Ms. D. Hilbert 600:3), a roblem that might have a profound effect on research. This newly discovered problem… Expand
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