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Monthly Archives: September 2019
Today, item number MR4000000 was added to MathSciNet. Hurray! It is a paper on a local Jacquet-Langlands correspondence by Vincent Sécherre and Shaun Stevens, published in Compositio Mathematica.
After posting about Booker and Sutherland’s cool expression of 42 as a sum of three cubes, Drew Sutherland wrote to say that they found a new way to write 3 as a sum of three cubes: $569936821221962380720^3 + (-569936821113563493509)^3 + … Continue reading
The number 42 is famous for its occurrence in The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. In 2032, Adele might come out with a new album with 42 as its title. But today, the fame of the number 42 has to … Continue reading
Alex Eskin has been awarded the 2020 Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics. The short citation reads: For revolutionary discoveries in the dynamics and geometry of moduli spaces of Abelian differentials, including the proof of the “magic wand theorem” with Maryam Mirzakhani. The … Continue reading