06/11/2019, 16:30 — 17:00 — Room P3.10, Mathematics Building
Pedro Brito, Instituto Superior Técnico
Galois symmetries in geometry
I’ll say a few words about some homotopical (“higher”) methods to study knot spaces and diffeomorphism groups. A fascinating appearance, and one of my current obsessions, is made by the absolute Galois group of the rationals.
Part of the Higher Structures and Applications mini-meeting, 5-6 Nov. 2019.