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enThe little lemma that could — the work of Ngô Bào Châu
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Results in mathematics come in several flavours — <i>theorems</i> are the big important results, <i>conjectures</i> will be important results one day when they are proved, and <i>lemmas</i> are small results that are just stepping stones on the way to the big stuff. Right? Then why has the Fields medal just been awarded to Ngô Bào Châu for his proof of a lemma?</p><p><a href="http://plus.maths.org/content/little-lemma-could" target="_blank">read more</a></p>http://plus.maths.org/content/little-lemma-could#commentsalgebraic geometryfields medalgroup theoryICMnumber theoryrepresentation theoryThu, 19 Aug 2010 13:20:09 +0000Rachel5283 at http://plus.maths.org/contentThe little lemma that could — the work of Ngô Bào Châu
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Results in mathematics come in several flavours — <i>theorems</i> are the big important results, <i>conjectures</i> will be important results one day when they are proved, and <i>lemmas</i> are small results that are just stepping stones on the way to the big stuff. Right? Then why has the Fields medal just been awarded to Ngô Bào Châu for his proof of a lemma?</p><p><a href="http://plus.maths.org/content/little-lemma-could-%E2%80%94-work-ng%C3%B4-b%C3%A0o-ch%C3%A2" target="_blank">read more</a></p>http://plus.maths.org/content/little-lemma-could-%E2%80%94-work-ng%C3%B4-b%C3%A0o-ch%C3%A2#commentsalgebraic geometryfields medalgroup theoryICMnumber theoryrepresentation theoryWed, 18 Aug 2010 23:00:00 +0000mf3445327 at http://plus.maths.org/content