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What are the different unusual subjects in number theory? I am adviced sometimes to think before going into research in number theory as these subjects like number theory, algebraic geometry are highly old and most the works are done so that a people need a lot of prerequisites to go into that subject and the problems are tough. That's why I am bit nervous. Is it really true? I have come to know about different areas in number theory like ergodic number theory, probabilistic number theory, modular forms and I have studied elementary, algebraic as well as analytic number theory a bit and I love studying number theory. If the subject would be very terse in research then it would be very difficult to work with it. So I am worried. Please give me some advice.