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PhD dissertations that solve an established open problem

Robin Moser in his PhD thesis found a constructive proof for the Lovasz Local Lemma, a problem that was essentially open for decades. This earned him a Godel Prize.
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What is the definition of the function T used in Atiyah's attempted proof of the Riemann Hypothesis?

In his article "The Fine Structure Constant", Atiyah says the following about T on page 6: For the case of inverse-integer weights, Hirzebruch formalized the notion of exponential maps and ...
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How to tackle the smooth Poincaré conjecture

Fastforward $11+\frac12$ years, I thought I'd mention that I tried to do what my original post suggested, which is when I started my PhD and then when I completed my thesis it naturally spawned this ...
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