topology

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Winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics John Michael Kosterlitz for revealing the secrets of exotic matter, the Nobel jury said. Photograph: Lehtikuva/Roni Rekomaa/AFP/Getty Images

(...) topology to study phase changes in these materials. “This is prize is richly deserved. Through the great(...)

For the Paris problems, both banks of the Seine have seven bridges, an odd number. The two islands each have an even number of links. Thus, the left and right banks must be at the start and end of the route

(...) considered as the first real problem in topology. This branch of mathematics is concerned with continuity and(...)