Riemann Hypothesis is an important result in Mathematics whose truth or otherwise is not yet known. It asserts that an important function (called Riemann Zeta function) takes the value zero only along a certain line in the right half of the complex plane. This was conjectured by the German mathematician Gerhard Riemann in 1859 and, in spite of efforts by great mathematicians, it has so far been neither proved nor disproved. This conjecture has a profound impact on the properties of prime numbers. A lot of results have been proved on the assumption that the Riemann Hypothesis is true. They would all stand or fall based on whether the hypothesis is proved or disproved. This comparison shows why it’s important. A large amount of unauthorized construction has taken place in a city on the basis of a municipal regulation that really does not exist. Such a regulation is under consideration of the city authorities. If it is passed, the unauthorised construction would be regularised and, otherwise, all of it would be demolished. Naturally, many citizens anxiously wait for the outcome of the Bill. Mathematicians will celebrate the 150th anniversary of their wait next year.
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