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Archive for June, 2010

Essay on Tate’s thesis

Posted by Andreas Holmstrom on June 14, 2010

Many years ago I wrote an essay on Tate’s thesis, which is now (finally) available here. This is the “baby case” of the global Langlands correspondence, and involves lots of interesting mathematics. Obviously there are many other introductions to Tate’s thesis on the web, for example this discussion on the blog of Terry Tao.

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Atiyah on mathematical challenges for the next generation

Posted by Andreas Holmstrom on June 1, 2010


A few months ago Michael Atiyah gave a talk at the Young Researchers in Mathematics conference in Cambridge. This talk is now available in various video formats here. Maybe someone is also interested in the talk by Michael Green on string theory. I haven’t had time to watch any of them but look forward to doing so after having finished writing up my thesis 😉

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