Knots and Primes – What do primes look like?

Knots and Primes – What do primes look like?

Join us for a public lecture with Mathematical Sciences Research Visitor Masanori Morishita from the Kyushu University, Japan. Light refreshments will be served afterwards.

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25 Mar 2024 5:30pm - 25 Mar 2024 6:30pm
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Masanori Morishita (Kyushu University)
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A public lecture with Mathematical Sciences Research Visitor Masanori Morishita from the Kyushu University. 

Abstract

Prime numbers are among the most basic objects in mathematics. It has been a fundamental problem in mathematics to pursue the (geometric) picture of primes – what primes look like, just as it has been a fundamental problem in physics to pursue the (geometric) picture of elementary particles – what elementary particles look like. I will talk about the history of development and revolutions of mathematics, according to the changes of the picture of primes.

About the speaker

Masanori Morishita is currently a Professor at the Department of Mathematics, Kyushu University, Japan. Specialising in Arithmetic Topology.

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Topic: Knots and Primes – What do primes look like? Public Lecture Masanori Morishita
Time: Mar 25, 2024 05:30 PM Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney

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Mathematical Sciences Institute Australian National University

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