Will Chen
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Geometric interpretation of trace
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Philosophy behind Mochizuki's work on the ABC conjecture
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What is torsion in differential geometry intuitively?
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Great graduate courses that went online recently
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What should be learned in a first serious schemes course?
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Resources for mathematics advising.
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Analytic tools in algebraic geometry
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What is a Frobenioid?
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What are "perfectoid spaces"?
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Grothendieck-Teichmuller conjecture
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Why study Lie algebras?
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Why are modular forms interesting?
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Books that teach other subjects, written for a mathematician
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Counterexamples in algebra?
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Why do Groups and Abelian Groups feel so different?
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What is homology anyway?
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How has modern algebraic geometry affected other areas of math?
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The enigmatic complexity of number theory
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What are some examples of interesting uses of the theory of combinatorial species?
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Teaching statements for math jobs?
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The inverse Galois problem, what is it good for?
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What is an étale theta function?
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Sophisticated treatments of topics in school mathematics
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5/8 bound in group theory
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Is there a "geometric" intuition underlying the notion of normal varieties?
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Each mathematician has only a few tricks
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The use of computers leading to major mathematical advances II
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Video lectures for algebraic geometry
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Why is the Fourier transform so ubiquitous?
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Why is the Eisenstein ideal paper so great?
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