An Overview of the Proof of Fermat ’ s Last Theorem

Abstract

The proof of this theorem is the result of the combined e↵orts of innumerable mathematicians who have worked over the last century (and more!) to develop a rich and powerful arithmetic theory of elliptic curves, modular forms, and galois representations. It seems appropriate to emphasize the names of five individuals who had the insight to see how this… (More)

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