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The Poincare Conjecture

I’ve saved the best until last because this one’s been solved! Hallelujah! Praise the Lord! God save the Queen! Slap my thighs and serve me a milkshake! 945 more words


The genius who rejected Fields Medal & Clay Prize: Grigori Perelman 

Russian Jewish mathematician Grigori Perelman proved the Poincaré Conjecture in 7 years of solitude research in his Russian apartment – same 7 years of solitude for… 202 more words

Modern Math

Day 1 of Poincare Conjecture

Either January 14th or February the 11th, I’ll be leading a discussion on the Poincare Conjecture. It will be the first of a series based on the Millennium problems, a group of seven problems which the Clay Institute put a million dollar bounty on, in the hopes that they would be solved by the end of the century. 228 more words

Hyperbolic Plane Example

Few months ago I gave a lecture on Non-euclidean geometry and it was a bit difficult for me to give audience an example of hyperbolic surface from their day-to-day life. 236 more words

Problem Solving