October 1 
Professor Brian Conrad 
Fermat's Last Theorem and Elliptic Curves 
October 8 
Professor Ravi Vakil 
The Mathematics of Doodling 
October 15 
Professor Mehran Sahami (CS) 
Harnessing the World Wide Web to Measure Textual Similarity 
October 29 
Jonathan Wise 
Finding the Roots of Polynomials 
November 5 
Simon RubinsteinSalzedo 
Combinatorial Games 
November 12 
Professor Akshay Venkatesh 
What is a Class Number Formula? 
November 19 
Sam Payne 
Bidding Games 
December 3 
Professor Benedict Gross (Harvard) 
Extending n! 
January 14

Professor Brian Conrad

Can a random Rubik's cube be solved?

January 21

Professor Persi Diaconis

Loves me, loves me not

January 28

Professor Rafe Mazzeo

Spectral Geometry

February 4

Renzo Cavalieri (MSRI, Berkeley)

Where parallel lines meet

February 11

Professor Denis Trotabas

Equidistribution of arithmetic points on the unit sphere

February 18

Professor Robert Finn

Capillary Surfaces

Febrary 25

Professor Soren Galatius

Real numbers, complex numbers, then what?

March 4

Professor Richard Schoen

Deforming complicated plane curves to simple ones

March 11

Zack Geballe (Berkeley)

The 32 symmetries of crystal lattices

April 8

Professor Ralph Cohen

Knots, Links, and Braids

April 15

Professor Joseph Keller

Mathematics of Sports and Games

April 22

Joe Rabinoff

Quaternions in Everyday Life

April 29

Brandon Levin

What's the Deal with 163?

May 6

Professor Stephen DeBacker (U. Michigan)

The Seven Color Theorem

May 13

Professor Andras Vasy

Generalized Functions

May 20

Professor Steven Kerckhoff

Polygonal Billiards

May 27

Professor Gautam Iyer

Who Wants to be a Millionaire (the really hard math version)
