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Shared December 23, 2019

A counterexample to Hedetniemi's conjecture - featuring Erica Klarreich.
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Read Erica Klarreich's Quanta article on this subject: https://www.quantamagazine.org/mathem...

And visit her website: http://www.ericaklarreich.com/

Yaroslav Shitov's breakthrough paper: https://arxiv.org/abs/1905.02167

Thanks to Stephen Hedetniemi for providing us with photos and pages from his original dissertation.

Some more graph theory on Numberphile...
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Perfect Graphs: https://youtu.be/C4Zr4cOVm9g
Friends and Strangers: https://youtu.be/xdiL-ADRTxQ
River Crossings: https://youtu.be/ZCVAGb1ee8A

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