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A story of pi, primes, complex numbers, and how number theory braids them together.
Mathologer on why 4k + 1primes break down as sums of squares: https://youtu.be/DjI1NICfjOk
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For those of you curious about the finer details, here's a writeup from the viewer Daniel Flores justifying the final approximation: https://www.overleaf.com/read/wdzkfjbkwzyf
The fact that only primes that are one above a multiple of four can be expressed as the sum of two squares is known as "Fermat's theorem on sums of two squares": https://goo.gl/EdhaN2
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