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Euler characteristics, platonic solids, and doughnuts

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On 12 March two young mathematical researchers, Aditi Kar from Oxford University and Ellen Powell from Cambridge University, came to CoLA to tell us a little about the sort of algebra that Emmy Noether, the “mother of modern algebra”, did, and a little about real-life maths, beyond school maths. Aditi’s notes from the session are available here; and there are more notes here (read on). Continue reading