## Algebra

•  Skip Garibaldi, CCR La Jolla
•  What is $\mathsf{E}_8$?
•  12/02/2020
•  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
•  Online (virtual meeting)
•  Igor Rapinchuk (rapinchu@msu.edu)

"The" Lie group E8 is a subject of enduring interest for mathematicians and physicists. It has been called "the most noncommutative of all simple Lie groups". This talk will present some of the legend surrounding E8, building up to two recent algebraic results giving concrete descriptions of it.

## Contact

Department of Mathematics
Michigan State University