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The Shortest-Known Paper Published in a Serious Math Journal: Two Succinct Sentences | Open Culture

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Posted on: February 19, 2021
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Euler’s conjecture, a theory proposed by Leonhard Euler in 1769, hung in there for 200 years. Then L.J. Lander and T.R. Parkin came along in 1966, and debunked the conjecture in two swift sentences.

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