8,315,553,613,086,720,000, and the Monster

Who wrote the paper of papers that has the number 8,315,553,613,086,720,000 in its title? John H. Conway. The 8,315,553,613,086,720,000 paper is: “A Group of Order 8,315,553,613,086,720,000,” John H. Conway, Bulletin of the London Mathematical Society, 1 (1969): 79-88. Someone convinced him to sit down and talk about “Life, Death, and The Monster”  Here’s video of that: […]