Topology, an Adventure

my experiences taking a seminar in topology, spring 2012
~ Tuesday, January 10 ~


I misrepresented the coolness of the Poincaré Conjecture in the last post. the result about coffee mugs and donuts (both 2-manifolds) comes from a more basic result, while the conjecture itself posited the same property for 3-manifolds (in a sense, objects whose surfaces are like 3-dimensional space).

eventually when I actually understand all these things I will hopefully be able to explain better etc. you’ll have to bear with me

Tags: corrections already oh dear math topology
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