Spaces of nonnegatively curved metrics II

Series: 
Geometry Topology Working Seminar
Friday, April 8, 2011 - 14:05
2 hours
Location: 
Skiles 269
,  
Georgia Tech
Organizer: 
I will prove contractibility of the space of nonnegatively curved metrics on the 2-sphere via the uniformization, discuss difficulties of extending the result to metrics on the plane, and then discuss similar problems in higher dimensions.