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Rigorous trivialities is a web log about mathematics, but especially geometry, broadly construed. Contributors will be Charles Siegel, Jim Stankewicz and occasionally Matt Deland. Charles specializes in algebraic geometry, topology and mathematical physics. Jim specializes in arithmetic algebraic geometry. Matt has transitioned from algebraic geometry to work in industry.

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# Daily Archives: July 9, 2008

## Blowing things up

In my post on Resolution of Singularities, I talked about three means of resolving singularities of varieties. One, normalization, which resolves codimension one singularities, has been covered. Now, we’re moving on to the real heavy guns. Hironaka proved that blow-ups … Continue reading

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