Geometry, Lyapunov exponents and rigidity
Amie Wilkinson (Universtiy of Chicago)
To each complete Riemannian manifold \(M\) is associated a dynamical system — the geodesic flow on the unit tangent bundle \(SM\). To what extent are the dynamical properties of this flow wedded to the geometry of \(M\)? I will discuss some historical highlights, open questions and recent breakthroughs.