Highlights from Relativity Fest 2019

Relativity Fest celebrated its tenth anniversary at the Hilton in Chicago.  It featured as many as sixteen simultaneous sessions and was attended by about 2,000 people.  You can find my full set of photos here.
The show was well-organized and there were always plenty of friendly staff around to help.  The keynote introduced the company’s new CEO, Mike Gamson.

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Chasing Fermat’s Last Theorem

Fermat’s Last Theorem is one of the most celebrated problems in mathematics. It is a problem in the field of Number Theory that’s very simple to understand, yet extremely difficult to solve. In fact, it’s so difficult that it remained unsolved for 358 years even though it got a lot of attention from some of the best mathematicians in history. Pierre de Fermat first came up with it in 1637.

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