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Why is the definition of the higher homotopy groups the "right one"?

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1 answer
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On the history of the Artin Reciprocity Law

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1 answer
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The valuation of j-functions vs number of isomorphisms for an elliptic curve

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0 answers
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How to approach the Mazur-Wiles paper on Iwasawa theory?

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3 answers
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How to show that the following function isn't a polynomial over Q?

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1 answer
556 views

What is the groupoid cardinality of the category of vector spaces over a finite field?

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Why should an abelian variety with few places of bad reduction and a lot of endomorphisms not have many points?

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325 views

Applications of the Weight Monodromy conjecture

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1 answer
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What is the automorphic interpretation of the Weil conjectures over finite fields

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1 answer
458 views

Deligne's theorem on finite flat group schemes and generalizations

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2 answers
873 views

What are zeta functions good for?

13 votes
3 answers
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Some questions on the $p$-adic properties of special $L$-values

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2 answers
484 views

A geometric definition of the addition law on abelian surfaces

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1 answer
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Smooth projective models of Severi-Brauer varieties over a DVR are also Severi-Brauer varieties

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1 answer
281 views

Lifting a splitting of an Abelian variety to characteristic 0

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1 answer
770 views

What is the automorphism group of the projective line minus $n$ points?

10 votes
2 answers
572 views

Are the trace relations among matrices generated by cyclic permutations?

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310 views

Representation theory of $\operatorname{GL}_2(\mathbb Z/n\mathbb Z)$

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1 answer
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Iwasawa theory and perfectoid spaces

9 votes
2 answers
2k views

Why the circle for Pontryagin duality? [duplicate]

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468 views

Tables of class numbers of cyclotomic fields

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1 answer
404 views

The cohomology of modular curves as a module over the Galois group

8 votes
1 answer
262 views

What's the average order of the reduction of a section of an elliptic curve

8 votes
1 answer
375 views

p-adic versions of log concavity for graphs (or matroids)

8 votes
2 answers
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A geometric proof of Krull's Principal ideal theorem

8 votes
1 answer
394 views

Values of Artin L-functions at negative integers

8 votes
1 answer
219 views

Does Ribet's construction of class fields give us eigenspaces of rank 1?

7 votes
1 answer
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Critical values of L-functions and weights of Eisenstein Series

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551 views

Defining the Euler class in different ways

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284 views

Proving infinitely many primes using algebraic geometry ideas