The fifth article in the Millenium Prize Problems series discussed by AMSI member experts

Daniel Delbourgo explains the Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer Conjecture.

Over the coming weeks The Conversation will publish articles in which experts from AMSI member institutions will discuss the seven Millenium Prize Problems - mathematics problems laid out by the Clay Mathematics Institute in 2000 with a US$1,000,000 prize for a correct solution to any one.

In this fifth article Daniel Delbourgo explains the Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer Conjecture.