We can construct an arbitrarily large sequence of composite numbers.  When putting that beside the notion that a function as simple as x/log x estimates the number of primes less than x arbitrarily close to square root accuracy, things seem strange.

I guess I don’t really understand questions about primes yet. Immensity always overwhelms my imagination.

It’s grown dark at midday.  I can her thunder in the distance.

Published in: on June 24, 2009 at 1:36 pm  Leave a Comment  

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