THE OCTONIONS. JOHN C. BAEZ. Abstract. The octonions are the largest of the four normed division algebras. While somewhat neglected. The expository article about octonions by John (Baez) that appeared in the AMS Bulletin (copy here, a web-site here) is one of the best pieces. After the octonions comes a dimensional number system called the ” sedenions”. They have some nice features, which I describe in this.

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PSL 2,7 — the automorphism group of the Fano plane. The article beautifully explains a lot of the intricate story of how octonions connect up surprising phenomena in algebra, geometry, group theory and topology.

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John Baez on Octonion