UM Math Graduate Students Seminar

Blake Icabone
University of Miami

will present

The Poincaré-Hopf Theorem

Friday, April 5, 2013, 3:45pm
Ungar Building Room 402

Abstract:At any time, there is at least one point on the surface of the earth at which the wind is completely still. Why? We answer this question as we prove the Poincaré-Hopf theorem for surfaces, and recover a familiar topological invariant.

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