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The coset space of Spin(7) by the exceptional Lie group G2 is homeomorphic to the 7-sphere:
coset space-structures on n-spheres:
standard: | |
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$S^{n-1} \simeq_{diff} SO(n)/SO(n-1)$ | this Prop. |
$S^{2n-1} \simeq_{diff} SU(n)/SU(n-1)$ | this Prop. |
$S^{4n-1} \simeq_{diff} Sp(n)/Sp(n-1)$ | this Prop. |
exceptional: | |
$S^7 \simeq_{diff} Spin(7)/G_2$ | Spin(7)/G2 is the 7-sphere |
$S^7 \simeq_{diff} Spin(6)/SU(3)$ | since Spin(6) $\simeq$ SU(4) |
$S^7 \simeq_{diff} Spin(5)/SU(2)$ | since Sp(2) is Spin(5) and Sp(1) is SU(2), see Spin(5)/SU(2) is the 7-sphere |
$S^6 \simeq_{diff} G_2/SU(3)$ | G2/SU(3) is the 6-sphere |
$S^15 \simeq_{diff} Spin(9)/Spin(7)$ | Spin(9)/Spin(7) is the 15-sphere |
see also Spin(8)-subgroups and reductions
homotopy fibers of homotopy pullbacks of classifying spaces:
(from FSS 19, 3.4)
Alfred Gray, Paul S. Green, p. 2 of Sphere transitive structures and the triality automorphism, Pacific J. Math. Volume 34, Number 1 (1970), 83-96 (euclid:1102976640)
Veeravalli Varadarajan, Theorem 3 in Spin(7)-subgroups of SO(8) and Spin(8), Expositiones Mathematicae, 19 (2001): 163-177 (pdf)
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