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Comment Re:The real article, and what it does and doesn't (Score 1) 509

Their experimental result is a trivial consequence of the fact that prime number density around n is about 1/log(n). One could work out the exact theoretical distribution in one paragraph and that'd be all. I guess the authors are either ignorant or they prefer to market their result as "mysterious". Probably both.

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