Could somebody explain to me, from a mathematical stand-point, what is a quasi-crystal, and how it relates to the set of Pisot numbers, and the Riemann Hypothesis?
I've heard Freeman Dyson say that the zeros of the Riemann zeta function form a quasi-crystal. But, a priori, I do not see what kind of property of the zeros, that we currently now of, would be able to confer to them more structure than to a random set of isolated numbers.
(Notwithstanding the explicit formula in prime number theory)
To wit, my second question possibly based on a misunderstanding: why is the set of zeros of $\zeta(s)$ a quasi-crystal, while a random sequence of isolated numbers is not? Of course, I first need to fully understand what is a quasi-crystal, because Freeman's definition left me in a fog.