Birational geometry of moduli of stable rational curves

Birational geometry of moduli of stable rational curves

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Jenia Tevelev , University of Massachusetts
Fine Hall 322

I will report on joint work with Castravet on birational geometry of moduli of stable rational curves with n punctures. In particular, we show that it is not a Mori Dream Space when n is at least 134, answering a question of Hu and Keel.