## Math DigestSummaries of Media Coverage of Math |

Math Digest Contributors Allyn Jackson, AMS Kathryn Leonard, Brown University Elizabeth Moisan, Kaiser Permanente Benjamin Stein, University of Massachusetts, Amherst |

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- "Duchamp and Poincare Renew an Old Acquaintance,"
*Science,*26 November 1999 - "Bayes Offers a 'New' Way to Make Sense of Numbers,"
*Science,*19 November 1999 - "On a Roll,"
*New Scientist,*6 November 1999

- "Not for sale,"
*New Scientist,*30 October 1999 - "Pi by the billions,"
*Science News,*16 October 1999 - "Optimal paths to atomic clusters,"
*Science News,*16 October 1999 - "Curving beyond Fermat's last theorem,"
*Science News,*2 October 1999 - "Crunching Internet Security,"
*Science News,*2 October 1999 - "Quantum Confidential",
*New Scientist,*2 October 1999

- "Counting on Brains": Review of
*The Mathematical Brain,**Nature,*9 September 1999 - "Conformal Mappings",
*American Scientist,*September/October 1999 - "Computational Creationism",
*American Scientist,*September/October 1999 - Review of
*What Counts: How Every Brain is Hardwired for Math*, by Brian Butterworth,*American Scientist,*September/October 1999 - "World on a String,"
*The Sciences,*September/October 1999 - "Kissing Cousins: The Numbers Show We're All One Big Happy Family,"
*The Sciences,*September/October 1999

- "Proving the Perfection of the Honeycomb",
*Science,*27 August 1999 - "Class Talk",
*New Scientist,*28 August 1999 - "Agreeing on Strategies,"
*Nature,*12 August 1999 - "Representing the World in a Computer" Review of
*The Nature of Mathematical Modeling,**Science,*6 August 1999

- "Fermat's Last Theorem Extended,"
*Science,*9 July 1999 - "Wrapping Up Scholarly Careers: At NYU, the Parallel Paths of 2 Mathematicians,"
*Chronicle of Higher Education*, 16 July 1999 - "Deviating from the line": Review of
*A Beautiful Mind,*by Sylvia Nasar*Nature,*8 July 1999 - "Quantum Computing,"
*The Sciences,*July/August 1999 - "Practical Fractals",
*Scientific American,*July 1999

- "Hoffman's Erdos is number one",
*Nature,*17 June 1999 - "Fibonacci at Random,"
*Science News,*12 June 1999 - "Surfing the Solar System",
*Discover,*June 1999 - "Goedel and the Limits of Logic,"
*Scientific American,*June 1999

- "Mathematics Gets Institutionalized---Again,"
*Science,*14 May 1999 - "Ada and the First Computer,"
*Scientific American,*May 1999

- "Jean Leray (1906-98): Master of applied mathematics,"
*Nature,*11 February 1999 - "Cracking a Prime Cryptosystem,"
*Science News,*6 February 1999 - "The Scarcity of Cluster Primes,"
*Science News,*6 February 1999 - "A Multifractal Walk down Wall Street,"
*Scientific American,*February 1999

- "L'Incroyable Efficacite des Mathematiques,"
*La Recherche,*January 1999 - "Will it Crack?",
*New Scientist*, 23 January 1999; "Irish Lass Invents Crypto Code",*Science*29 January 1999 - "A Quasicrystal Construction Kit,"
*New Scientist,*23 January 1999

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