Spring 2015
    Schedule of Upcoming Seminars:        

Thursday, April 16
Title:
Untangling the Eternal Golden Braid
Speaker:
Jeff Norton
1:30 PM-2:20PM, MSC 459
Abstract:

We will discuss a topological proof of the general insolubility of the quintic by radicals, originally by Arnold, using basic covering space theory. We will relate the content of the proof to the other three topics in the title in fun and surprising ways.








News: Welcome back! Spring 2015 Grad Student Seminar will be on Thursdays.

We will read the book: A COURSE in Combinatorics, 2nd Edition. J.H. van Lint & R.M. Wilson.

See above for times and talk descriptions. Hope to see you there!



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