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Projective Planes and the Magic Square

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Few things are more important and more fun than complex numbers and their generalizations: quaternions and octonians. There is a magic about them that has fascinated mathematicians over the centuries. I will tell this story from its origins in the 18th and 19th centuries and bring it right up to to the present time, on the front line of current research.

This talk is part of the The Archimedeans (CU Mathematical Society) series.

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