Galois groups and hyperbolic 3-manifolds

Mathematical Conversations
Topic:Galois groups and hyperbolic 3-manifolds
Speaker:Richard Taylor
Affiliation:Robert and Luisa Fernholz Professor, School of Mathematics
Date:Wednesday, January 21
Time/Room:6:00pm - 7:00pm/Dilworth Room

I will describe a result of Peter Scholze (reproved a bit later by George Boxer) establishing a remarkable connection between Galois theory and the homology of certain arithmetic hyperbolic 3-manifolds.