MIT Number Theory Seminar

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at 4:30pm to 5:30pm

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Featured Speaker: Brendan Creutz (University Canterbury)

Title: Quadratic Points on del Pezzo surfaces of degree 4

Abstract: I will report on joint work (in progress) with Bianca Viray concerning the following question. If X/k is a smooth complete intersection of 2 quadrics in ℙn over a field k, does X have a rational point over some quadratic extension of k?

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