Research report 2005 - Max Planck Institute for Mathematics
Ergodictheory: from planetary orbits to number theory
The theory of dynamical systems provides powerful methods for studying diverse problems from planetary orbits to number theory. Recent work by Einsiedler, Katok and Lindenstrauss used methods from dynamical systems to make significant progress on a classical conjecture in number theory.
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