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Solving of the Poincare' Conjecture

  1. Feb 11, 2008 #1
    Ok first i'd like to note that i'm not good at mathematics and have a vague understanding of the conjecture. What i'd like to know though is what comes now that this has been solved by Perelman? What implications does this have?
     
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  3. Feb 11, 2008 #2
    It is hopeless in a few words.

    Read the "Shape of Space". You don't need any more than high school math and by its end you will an intuitive idea of what the conjecture is about. (Do all the problems too!!)
     
    Last edited: Feb 11, 2008
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