A year after tackling how close together prime number pairs can stay, mathematicians have now made the first major advance in 76 years in understanding how far apart primes can be.

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Terence Tao (born 17 July 1975, Adelaide), is an Australian mathematician working in harmonic analysis, partial differential equations, additive combinatorics, ergodic Ramsey theory, random matrix theory, and analytic number theory. He currently holds the James and Carol Collins chair in mathematics at the University of California, Los Angeles. He was one of the recipients of the 2006 Fields Medal.

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Analysis 2 (Hardcover) (Terence Tao)

Paul Erdos with Terence Tao - Terence Tao - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Scientist at Work - Terence Tao - Journeys to the Distant Fields of Prime - The New York Times

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Terence Tao: Structure and Randomness in the Prime Numbers, UCLA, via YouTube.

Terence Tao: Nilsequences and the Primes, UCLA (+playlist)

Terence Tao: 2015 Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics Symposium