# Mathematician:John Carlos Baez

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## Mathematician

American mathematician and physicist known for his work in spin foams in loop quantum gravity.

Also known for his writings on octonions and higher-order Clifford algebras.

Cousin of the singer-songwriter and political activist Joan Baez.

## Nationality

American

## History

- Born: June 12 1961, San Francisco, California, United States

## Publications

- 1994:
*Knots and Quantum Gravity* - 2002:
*The Octonions*(*Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.***Vol. 39**: pp. 145 – 205) - 2003:
*Mysteries of the gravitational 2-body problem* - 2005:
*Errata for "The Octonions"*(*Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.***Vol. 42**: p. 213)