British mathematician John Conway died at the age of 82 years from coronavirus infection, writes The Guardian.
A colleague of Conway, neuroscientist Sam Wang wrote on Twitter that the mathematician died in new Jersey (USA). According to him, the symptoms of coronavirus Conway manifested only on Wednesday.
I am sorry to confirm the passing of my colleague John Conway. An incomparable mathematician, a pleasant neighbor, and an excellent coffee acquaintance.
His passing was sudden (fever started only on Wednesday morning). Part of coronavirus”s hard toll in New Jersey.
— Sam Wang (@SamWangPhD) April 12, 2020