The dual Steenrod algebra

Geometry Topology Student Seminar
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 14:05
1 hour (actually 50 minutes)
Skiles 006
Georgia Tech

For Prof. Wickelgren's Stable Homotopy Theory class

The Steenrod algebra consists of all natural transformations of cohomology over a prime field.  I will present work of Milnor showing that the Steenrod algebra also has a natural coalgebra structure and giving an explicit description of the dual algebra.