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New Popular Mechanics Article on an Incarcerated Individual's Huge Math Discovery

May 22, 2020 In the Press

For Popular Mechanics, Caroline Delbert reports on the inmate contributed to a new number theory paper. She writes,

Earlier this year, a first-time academic author published a new mathematical study in the journal Research in Number Theory. The twist? The researcher, Christopher Havens, is also serving a 25-year sentence in the Washington Department of Correction following a murder conviction.

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