The distance -an even number- between consecutive prime numbers displayed by means of increasing luminance colors [La distance -un nombre pair- entre les nombres premiers consécutifs visualisée à l'aide de couleurs à luminance croissante].




Each point of the horizontal axis displays a prime number P (from P=2 -left- to P=28657 -right-). The length of each vertical segment is proportional to the difference D between the related prime number P and its right neighbour (the first prime number greater than P). The so-called twin prime numbers are couples {P,P+2} (D=2).


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