You might have heard that Preda Mihailescu claimed a proof of Leopoldt’s conjecture earlier this year. He just gave a series of lectures on the paper at Cambridge, and Minhyong Kim was there to blog about it. Mihailescu has provided an “executive summary” of the argument.

## Mihailescu on the Leopoldt conjecture

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