#
nLab

geometrization conjecture

### Context

#### Manifolds and cobordisms

# Contents

## Idea

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The proof of the geometrization conjecture implies that of

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## References

The conjecture was stated by William Thurston in 1982. The Ricci flow-strategy for the proof was devised by Richard Hamilton and the remaining technical problem of controlling the pinching was finally solved by Grigori Perelman.

Revised on August 25, 2012 03:54:16
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Toby Bartels
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