The Polymath8 project, led by Prof. Terence Tao and in collaboration with a team of top mathematicians, was launched to optimize the records of the bounded gaps between primes based on the breakthrough work of “Bounded gaps between primes” by Dr. Yitang Zhang. He proved that there are infinitely many pairs of primes with a finite gap, and thus resolved a weak form of the twin prime conjecture.

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rnoti-jj-15-cov1– Media coverage: Notices of the AMSDer Spiegel

– Polymath8 project for finding bounded intervals with primes.

New bounds on gaps between primes by Andrew V. Sutherland.

– A new database has been set for collecting narrow admissible k-Tuples.

– The theoretical progress can be found in the blog of Terence Tao.