### Explicit Brauer-Manin obstructions on K3 surfaces

- Series
- Algebra Seminar
- Time
- Monday, March 29, 2010 - 14:00 for 1 hour (actually 50 minutes)
- Location
- Skiles 171
- Speaker
- Patrick Corn – Emory University

We will outline some open questions about rational points on varieties,
and present the results of some computations on explicit genus-2 K3
surfaces. For example, we'll show that there are no rational numbers
w,x,y,z (not all 0) satisfying the equation w^2 + 4x^6 = 2(y^6 +
343z^6).