# Have mathematicians finally discovered the hidden relationship betweenâ€¦

Okay, math lovers, this is the one you've been waiting for: Shinichi Mochizuki of Kyoto University in Japan is claiming to have found proof (divided into four separate studies with 500+ pages) of the so-called *abc* conjecture, a longstanding problem in number theory which predicts that a relationship exists betweenâ€¦