Catalan's Conjecture/Historical Note
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Historical Note on Catalan's Conjecture
Catalan's Conjecture was first put forward by Eugène Charles Catalan in $1844$.
It was proven in $2002$ by Preda V. Mihăilescu.
- 1944: Eugène Catalan: Note extraite d'une lettre adressée à l'éditeur (J. reine angew. Math. Vol. 27: p. 192)
- 2004: Preda Mihăilescu: Primary Cyclotomic Units and a Proof of Catalan's Conjecture (J. reine angew. Math. Vol. 572: pp. 167 – 195)
- 2008: David Nelson: The Penguin Dictionary of Mathematics (4th ed.) ... (previous) ... (next): Catalan's conjecture