Mark Goresky

Cellular telephones, GPS, radar imaging and most other modern wireless systems would not exist without the sophisticated mathematical and digital techniques that are used to encode and decode their messages. In this public lecture, Mark Goresky,...

The fundamental lemma has been described as a gross understatement. Says Andrew Wiles, a Visitor in the School of Mathematics and an Institute Trustee, “At first, it was thought to be a minor irritant, but it subsequently became clear that it was not a lemma but rather a central problem in the field.”