In this post we discuss the notion of Kummer theory in its general form, and how this leads to a proof of the (weak) Mordell-Weil theorem.

# Month: August 2015

# p-divisible groups, formal groups, and the Serre-Tate theorem

In this post we discuss the basic theory of p-divisible groups, their relationship to formal groups, and the Serre-Tate theorem.