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Unexpected connections

Postby Joseph Malkevitch » Mon Apr 16, 2018 10:31 am

Dear Colleagues,

Mathematicians typically pursue ideas in a particular line of work but sometimes results from one line of research produce "facts" that suggest that two seemingly independent approaches reflect a deeper connection that is not understood.

This recent article in Quanta Magazine discusses an example of this phenomenon:

https://www.quantamagazine.org/mathemat ... -20180409/

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Joe
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York College (CUNY)
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