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The most prominent result to date is Andrew Wiles’ famed 1994 proof of Fermat’s Last Theorem, a question about which equations have solutions that are whole numbers.Mathematicians Set Numbers in Motion to Unlock Their Secrets|Kelsey Houston-Edwards|February 22, 2021|Quanta Magazine
The proof of Fermat’s Last Theorem nearly three decades ago was lauded by math journals and newspapers around the world.
Representation theory — and modular representations in particular — played an important role in Andrew Wiles’ landmark 1994 proof of Fermat’s Last Theorem.The ‘Useless’ Perspective That Transformed Mathematics|Kevin Hartnett|June 9, 2020|Quanta Magazine
We should say, Fermat went to such a page, Archimedes went a few pages further.Diderot and the Encyclopdists|John Morley
His communication to Descartes was not published in full until after his death (Fermat, Opera varia, 1679).
The same disregard of dates is shown in the hasty remarks on Fermat by Playfair.
Simson, the celebrated restorer of Greek geometry, said that Fermat was the only modern who understood porisms.
Several other discoveries, both in pure algebra and geometry, illustrate the name of Fermat.