For those unaquainted, these are the seven problems proposed by the Clay Mathematics Institute, which carry a cool $1 million prize for anyone who managed to solve it.
I’ve just finished the book by Keith Devlin, which is a layman’s introduction to the problems, and was debating whether to write a review. But in view of excellent reviews on the web like the following, I decided not to.
I would like to highlight something Devlin wrote. He drew a nice analogy between research and mountain climbing, which struck a chord me.