Princeton Mathematician John Conway Dies of COVID-19

By | April 15, 2020

The prolific mathematician John Conway may not be the first but is certainly the most famous mathematician to die from complications related to the current pandemic.  (See this announcement from Princeton University.)

One of the most amazing things that Conway discovered in his long career was a very simple set of rules that reproduce surprisingly life-like behavior.  Click here to read about and here to play his “Game of Life”.