Minhyong Kim (University of Edinburgh, UK)

03 September 2024 to 06 September 2024

Feynman Lecture Hall

In the 1960’s Barry Mazur called attention to an ‘analogy between knots and primes’, in terms of which he conceptualised the Main Conjecture of Iwasawa Theory relating p-adic L-functions and ideal class groups. This analogy led his research away from topology and into number theory, after which he...more