Viazovska’s work on sphere packings

Thursday, November 17, 2022 - 12:00

Thackeray 427

Speaker Information
Thomas Hales

Abstract or Additional Information

Maryna Viazovska received a Fields medal this year for her solution to the sphere packing problem in 8 dimensions.  This talk will be the first of two talks about her work.  This  talk will explain the statement of her theorem and will describe some of strategies of the proof.

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