Canad. Math. Bull. 49(2006), 196-202
Printed: Jun 2006
We give a short proof of Totaro's theorem that every$E_8$-torsor over
a field $k$ becomes trivial over a finiteseparable extension of $k$of
degree dividing $d(E_8)=2^63^25$.
11E72 - Galois cohomology of linear algebraic groups [See also 20G10]
14M17 - Homogeneous spaces and generalizations [See also 32M10, 53C30, 57T15]
20G15 - Linear algebraic groups over arbitrary fields