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Tim HuttonTim Hutton - 2011-08-15 14:15:19+0000 - Updated: 2011-08-15 14:15:19+0000
Originally shared by John BaezMy student John Huerta and I wrote an article for Scientific American on the octonions and their role in string theory, called "Strangest Numbers in String Theory":

Our contract let us put it on our websites 3 months after publication. If you want to see how the Scientific American editing transformed our original manuscript, adding great pictures and layout, top-notch editing but also more of a pro-string-theory slant, you can compare the original here:
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