Tag Archives: Schaeffer

A non-liftable weight one form modulo p^2

I once idly asked RLT (around 2004ish) whether one could use Buzzard-Taylor arguments to prove that any representation: which was unramified at p and residually irreducible (and modular) was itself modular (in the Katz sense). Galois representations of this flavour … Continue reading

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Gross Fugue

Here are some variations on the theme of the last post, which is also related to a problem of Dick Gross. In this post, I want to discuss weight one modular forms where the level varies in the “vertical” aspect … Continue reading

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The mystery of the primes

No, this is not the sequel to Marcus du Sautoy’s book, but rather a curious observation regarding George Schaeffer’s tables of “ethereal” weight one Katz modular eigenforms (which you can find starting on p.64 here). Let be a positive integer, … Continue reading

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