New Scandal – How World’s Leading Scientists “Re-Discover” Things?!

S. Guraziu – Ars Poetica, December 27, 2019 (Update on December 4, 2019… according to Quanta Magazine)

Update on December 4, 2019: In the weeks following the publication of this article [ ] , the researchers became aware of over three dozen places where the identity had appeared in the literature since 1966. They have now rewritten [ ] their original paper [ ] to include the history of the identity, along with all seven known proofs. As Tao describes in a blog post, they also “speculate on some possible reasons why this identity only achieved a modest amount of recognition and dissemination prior to the November 2019 Quanta article.” [ ]

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S. Guraziu – Ars Poetica, Nov 2019 (A small, quick “investigation”…)

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[ November 13, 2019: Quanta Article ]
“Neutrinos Lead to Unexpected Discovery in Basic Math – Three physicists, Stephen Parke of Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Xining Zhang of the University of Chicago and Peter Denton of Brookhaven National Laboratory — had arrived at the mathematical identity…”

“they contacted Terence Tao, one of the world’s leading mathematicians, and he came up with three independent proofs…”

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[ November 14, 2019: Quanta Update ]
“Following the publication of this article… it seems this isn’t a NEW discovery, we were WRONG”

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who is Terence Tao? He is a Professor at the University of California, Los Angeles, a Fields medalist, and [ one of the world’s leading mathematicians ]

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November 13, 2019
M. Narayan discovers that Dutch Professor Piet van Mieghem had already discovered the same “thing” few years ago, she writes “…this keeps getting re-discovered and re-named, I’ve seen the result in older results as well”

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who is M. Narayan? well… at least she’s busy with post-doctoral studies, Quantitative & Statistical Neuroscience

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November 13, 2019
the world’s leading mathematician Terence Tao, admits “this does seem to be the same identity..”

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some info about the Dutch Professor Piet van Mieghem, Professor at the Delft University of Technology