Monthly Archives: December 2016

From Diophantine approximation to geometry of numbers

We all know about Pythagoras and his obsession with triangles. Usually when we first learn about the rational and real numbers, we are also told about the Pythagoreans, a 6th century BCE cult that started with the followers of Pythagoras and … Continue reading

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A wild lattice appears

A couple of years ago I began doing some research in a new mathematical area (at least new for me) and suddenly lattices began to appear everywhere. The thing that makes these lattices interesting is how they are connected to … Continue reading

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