Guardian Live Event
Beautiful Equations: the enigma of prime numbers
A set of illustrations for a speech background in the Guardian Live event – Beautiful Equations. It was designed for the talk about the prime numbers from Marcus du Sautoy, Professor of Mathematics at the University of Oxford.
What are prime numbers?
Knowing how to find the primes is a total mystery
Primes go on for ever
Riemann’s formula for the primes:
the primes become
Riemann’s equation turned the primes into these points at sea-level in the zeta landscape.