Event Type:

Topology Seminar

Date/Time:

Monday, September 26, 2011 - 05:00

Location:

Kidder 358

Local Speaker:

Abstract:

We will begin with an organizational meeting for this term's seminar. After that, I will discuss Gabai's recent paper showing that a certain contractible 3 manifold (the Whitehead manifold) can be written as the union of two copies of R^{3} with intersection R^{3}.