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May 08, 2007

Word of the Day: Octonian

Octonian is like Quaternion but with 8 dimensions instead of 4. They are non-associated, making them too exotic for daily use, but they turn up in E8, the 496 dimensional exceptional Lie algebra that was recently mapped, a calculation dubbed one of the largest ever. Posted by spot at May 8, 2007 01:27 PM
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