Soul Theorem and moduli spaces

Series: 
Research Horizons Seminar
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 - 12:00
1 hour (actually 50 minutes)
Location: 
Skiles 171
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School of Mathematics, Georgia Tech
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The Soul Theorem, proved by Cheeger and Gromoll forty year ago, reveals a beautiful structure of noncompact complete manifolds of nonnegative curvature. In the talk I will sketch a proof of the Soul Theorem, and relate it to my current work on moduli spaces of nonnegatively curved metrics.