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The colloquium is preceded by tea and cookies at 3:30 in MONT 201 and usually followed by dinner with the speaker.


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Title: Fermat's Last Theorem (Number Theory Day)
Speaker: Ken Ribet (University of California, Berkeley)
Time: Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 4:00 pm
Place: MONT 104Abstract: This talk will explain the history of Fermat Last Theorem, including its resolution in the mid-1990s by Andrew Wiles. The talk will describe some of the ideas used in the proof and the continuing influence of these ideas in current research.

Organizer: Ralf Schiffler