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Frattini's Argument

Being a useful exercise to review, let’s talk about Frattini’s argument.  We’ll approach the problem first from a standpoint that (hopefully) makes things intuitively clear, then we’ll look at the classical argument advanced by Frattini. 729 more words



Every morphism of abelian groups vanishing on is identically zero.

Use this fact to prove that is not a free abelian group.

Group theory is hard

Let be a finite group such that , with prime. Then divides the order of .

Fields medallist honored in Lincoln

In a spectacular graduation ceremony on 5th of September 2016 held in the magnificent Lincoln Cathedral Professor Efim Zelmanov, Fields Medallist (1994), was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Science degree. 36 more words


Great success of the first mathematics conference in Lincoln!

Lincoln School of Mathematics and Physics has conducted on 31st August—2nd September its first mathematics conference “Groups, rings, and their automorphisms”, which was dedicated to Evgeny Khukhro’s 60th birthday. 107 more words

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Fields Medallist to talk at Lincoln’s inaugural maths conference

An eminent mathematician who has won the Fields Medal – often referred to as the ‘Nobel Prize of mathematics’ – will speak at the University of Lincoln, UK, as part of its… 350 more words