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### An analytic formula for points on elliptic curves

## Abstract

Given an elliptic curve over the rationals, a natural problem is to find an explicit point of infinite order over a given number field when there is expected to be one. Geometric constructions are known in only two different settings. That of Heegner points, developed since the 1950s, which yields points over abelian extensions of imaginary quadratic fields. And that of Stark-Heegner points, from the late 1990s: here the points constructed are conjectured to be defined over abelian extensions of real quadratic fields. I will describe a new analytic formula which encompasses both of these, and conjecturally yields points in many other settings. This is joint work with Henri Darmon and Victor Rotger.