String cobordism at the prime 3

String cobordism at the prime 3

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Doug Ravenel, University of Rochester

Online Talk 

Zoom link: https://princeton.zoom.us/j/96282936122

Passcode: 998749

String cobordism is refers to the Thom spectrum for the 7-connected cover of BO, the classifying space for real vector bundles.  I will describe progress toward a description of its 3-primary homotopy type in joint work with Vitaly Lorman and Carl McTague.  It supports a map to tmf which is surjective in homotopy groups.