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virtually fibered conjecture

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Idea

The virtually fibered conjecture says that every closed, irreducible, atoroidal 3-manifold with infinite fundamental group has a finite cover which is a surface fiber bundle over the circle.

A proof was announced by Ian Agol in 2012, based on work by Daniel Wise.

References

The final step of the proof after the work of Wise is contained in

See also

  • Ian Agol, The virtual Haken conjecture, Talk at ICM 2014 (video)

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