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Geometrization of 3-manifolds

Random and Arithmetic Structures in Topology: Introductory Workshop August 25, 2020 - September 11, 2020

August 26, 2020 (10:30 AM PDT - 10:30 AM PDT)
Speaker(s): Ian Biringer (Boston College)
Location: MSRI: Online/Virtual
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Geometrization Of 3-Manifolds


Thurston’s Geometrization Conjecture, proven in 2003 by Perelman, states that every closed 3-manifold can be decomposed into pieces, each of which admits one of 8 model geometries. We will survey this theorem and its adjacent motivations and corollaries.

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