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John McKay

I learned only yesterday that John McKay died a month ago. John McKay made the kind of contribution to the subject that most mathematicians can only dream of, in part because of his wide-ranging interests and keen observation. He was … Continue reading

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Notes on moonshine

A recent conversation reminded me that I had a set of notes on a talk I gave, based on an extended talk by V. Nikulin to the London Algebra Colloquium, about Borcherds’ proof of the moonshine conjecture (for which he … Continue reading

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