“John Horton Conway claims to have never worked a day in his life. This adaptation from the biography Genius at Play shows how serious advances such as the surreal numbers can spring out of fun and games.”
By Siobhan Roberts, Quanta Magazine.
“Its proof runs to between 10 000 and 100 000 pages and it was done by three or four hundred mathematicians. I don’t think anybody’s read through the whole proof.”