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Gaussian Primes
The pattern of Gaussian primes in the complex plane.
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Stephen Wolfram
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Nonzero Gaussian integers can be expressed in a unique way (up to unit factors) as a product of Gaussian primes. The pattern of Gaussian primes in the complex plane shows symmetries with respect to the axes and the diagonals.
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