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| | He began research under the supervision of Ernest William Barnes, who suggested that he attempt to prove the Riemann hypothesis: **Littlewood** showed that if the Riemann hypothesis is true then the Prime Number Theorem follows and obtained the error term. |

| | In his other work **Littlewood** collaborated with Raymond Paley in Fourier theory, and with Cyril Offord in combinatorial work on random sums, in developments that opened up fields still intensively studied. |

| | Together they devised the first Hardy-Littlewood **conjecture**, a strong form of the twin prime **conjecture**, and the second Hardy-Littlewood **conjecture**. |

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