algebra, algebraic geometry, number theory

Brauer-Manin Obstruction

We will continue with the Brauer group after this post, but today let's answer the question: Why should we care about the Brauer group? We gave one good reason back when talking about rational surfaces. It provided something that might be computable to detect whether or not our variety had good reduction. Today let's consider… Continue reading Brauer-Manin Obstruction