Wacław Sierpiński

From Prime-Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search

Waclaw Sierpiński (∗ 1882-03-14; † 1969-10-21) was a Polish mathematician contributing in number theory and others.

In 1960 he proved there are infinitely many odd integers k (named after him Sierpiński numbers) such that all k×2n+1 for all n are composite.

See also

Sierpiński problem

External links