The Prime Numbers Cross: Mathematical Oddity or Hint of a Deeper Pattern?

I have always been fascinated with "origins": the origin of life on Earth, the origin of human beings, the origin of the Universe, and of course to fundamental particles. I reserve a sort of special place to a mathematical entity that some people regard as fundamental: prime numbers. A prime number is a whole number greater than 1 whose … Continue reading The Prime Numbers Cross: Mathematical Oddity or Hint of a Deeper Pattern?