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### Solving a Diophantine equation related to Algebraic Geometry, Steiner systems and $q$-binomials?

The short version of my question is:
1)For which positive integers $k, n$ is there a solution to the equation $$k(6k+1)=1+q+q^2+\cdots+q^n$$ with $q$ a prime power?
2) For which positive ...

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### Which Steiner systems come from algebraic geometry?

This question is motivated by the ongoing discussion under my answer to this question. I wrote the following there:
A $(p, q, r)$ Steiner system is a collection of $q$-element subsets $A$ (called ...