Calculus of Variations and Geometric Measure Theory
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A cornucopia of surprises: the Riemann Hypothesis at 162

Jorge Buescu

created by vangoethem on 12 May 2021

19 may 2021 -- 17:00   [open in google calendar]

Mathematics coloquium, Faculty of Science, University of Lisbon



The Riemann Hypothesis (RH) is arguably the most important unsolved problems in Mathematics, being one of the outstanding Millenium Problems. In this talk we provide a bird’s eye view of RH as Riemann conceived it, showing its connection to the exact formula for distribution of primes; we describe some classical results related to RH derived during its first century of life; and we sketch several modern approaches which lead to unexpected connections to other branches of Mathematics, including the ghostly appearance of the critical strip in the author’s apparently unconnected research.

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