Monday, March 19, 2007

Math in the Media - E8!

And finally some constructive news from MathWorld: The structure of E8 is now understood? Well, at least it is now understandable, at least in theory. For another (and better) perspective, look here....

Actually, it is more advisable to look here, and here....

And congrats to the Atlas team (I knew Jeffrey Adams (on the left, in shorts) from my grad student days at Maryland)!

And by the way, if you think math is anything but cool, stare for a while at the following "picture" of E8 :

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