### 2003 Articles ### December 2003 - "Earth and Mars share a clock in the sky,"
*The Christian Science Moinitor*, 30 December 2003 - Reviews of the novel
*Shooting the Sun,* by Max Byrd, 28 and 30 December 2003 - "Bookish Math,"
*Science News*, 20 and 27 December, 2003 - "Quadramagicology,"
*New Scientist,* 20/27 December 2003 - "Go figure": Review
*The Millennium Problems,* by Keith Devlin, *New Scientist,* 20/27 December 2003 - "1904 and all that,"
*Nature*, 18/25 December 2003 - "Aromatics do the twist,"
*Nature*, 18/25 December 2003 - "Randomness in Quantum Computation,"
*Science*, 19 December 2003 - "World's most mysterious book may be a hoax,"
*Nature Science Update*, 17 December 2003 - "Mathematics could stabilize peace treaties,"
*Nature Science Update*, 16 December 2003 - "Hit Song Science,"
*The New York Times Magazine*, 14 December 2003 - "Mystery remains as journal withdraws paper,"
*Nature*, 11 December 2003 - "Maths institute planned to meet multiplying demand,"
*Nature*, 11 December 2003 - "Mathematicians get fresh formula for web searches,"
*Nature*, 11 December 2003 - "Lying Brain Teasers: Politicians, Liars and Mathematical Puzzles," abcnews.com, 7 December 2003
- "In Archimedes' Puzzle, a New Eureka Moment,"
*New York Times*, 14 December 2003; "Problem Solved,"*Science*, 5 December 2003 ### November 2003 - "Synchrony and Simultaneity": A Review of
*Einstein's Clocks, Poincaré's Maps,* by Peter Galison, *American Scientist,* November-December 2003 - "A Lucid Interval,"
*American Scientist*, November-December 2003 - "Making Waves,"
*New Scientist,* 29 November 2003 - "Malaysian politics according to a mathematician," MalaysiaKini.com, 28 November 2003
- "Primal dream," an interview with Marcus du Sautoy,
*New Scientist*, 26 November 2003 - "From Bourbon to Binary,"
*New Scientist,* 22 November 2003 - "Leaves by number,"
*Nature*, 20 November 2003 - "Luminet's illuminations,"
*Nature*, 20 November 2003 - "A beautiful find,"
*Charlotte Observer,* 16 November 2003 - "It's not who you know...it's who the people you know know,"
*New Scientist,* 15 November 2003 - "Virtual voters pick best teams,"
*Nature Science Update*, 14 November 2003; "Monkeys Would Fare as Well as BCS in Picking Best Football Teams, Math Student Finds," *The Chronicle of Higher Education*, 29 November 2003 - "Brain furrow may cause maths problem,"
*Nature Science Update*, 13 November 2003 - "Discover's Guide to the Greatest Science Gifts," Discovermagazine.com, 12 November 2003
- "Interview with the World Bank's New Chief Economist," The World Bank Group, DevMedia Center, 12 November 2003
- "Passion for speed keeps Roush in NASCAR race,"
*USA Today*, 6 November 2003 - "Entertaining Mr. Chicken": Review of
*Everything and More,* by David Foster Wallace, *New Scientist,* 5 November 2003 - "The Future of String Theory: A Conversation with Brian Greene,"
*Scientific American*, November 2003 ### October 2003 - "Math Megalibrary,"
*Science*, 24 October 2003 - "Physics Forged in the Tripos": Review of
*Masters of Theory: Cambridge and the Rise of Mathematical Physics,* by Andrew Warwick, *Science*, 24 October 2003 - "From here to infinity: Germs, math, and the beauty of discovery": A review of
*Everything and More: A Compact History of Infinity,* by David Foster Wallace, *Boston Sunday Globe,* 19 October 2003 - "Outstanding in his field": Review of
*The Man Who Changed Everything: The Life of James Clerk Maxwell*, by Basil Mahon, *Nature*, 23 October 2003 - ""True love, virtual sex": Review of
*Turing: A Nove about Computation,* by Christos Papadimitriou, *New Scientist,* 18 October 2003 - "Keep on Tracking" Review of two books on infinity,
*The Guardian*, 18 October 2003 - "Numbers Crunched While You Wait,"
*Science*, 17 October 2003 - "Economics prize for duo who resolved random results,"
*Nature*, 16 October 2003 - "Does the Universe Go on Forever?"
*New Scientist,* 11 October 2003 - "How the Species Became,"
*New Scientist,* 11 October 2003 - "Homegrown"
*Science*, 10 October 2003 - "Prime time for mathematics": A review of
*Prime Obsession* by John Derbyshire, and *the Music of the Primes* by Marcus du Sautoy, *Nature*, 9 October 2003 - "Prime Time for the Riemann Hypothesis": Review of
*Prime Obsession: Bernhard Riemann and the Greatest Unsolved Problem in Mathematics* by John Derbyshire, *Science*, 3 October 2003 - "This headline is (half) false,"
*The Economist,* October 2003 - "Real Genius,"
*Boston Magazine*, October 2003 - "Brother, Can You Spare 18 Cents?,"
*Discover* October 2003 ### September 2003 - "In Search of the Optimal Scumsucking Bottomfeeder,"
*American Scientist*, September-October 2003 - "Rubik's Rubrics": Review of
*Adventures in Group Theory: Rubik's Cube, Merlin's Machine, and Other Mathematical Toys,* by David Joyner, *American Scientist*, September-October 2003 - "Impossibilities: Review of
*Abel's Proof: An Essay on the Sources and Meaning of Mathematical Unsolvability,* by Peter Pesic, *American Scientist*, September-October 2003 - "Infinite Secrets," a television program produced for NOVA, airing on PBS, originally broadcast 20 September 2003
- "The Short List: Pressing Issues in Academe,"
*The Chronicle of Higher Education*, 19 September 2003 - "Passing Messages Between Disciplines,"
*Science*, 19 September 2003 - "African institute ready for meeting of mathematical minds,"
*Nature*, 18 September 2003 - "Possible or probable?,"
*Nature*, 18 September 2003 - "Partial reflection": Review of
*Science in the Looking Glass,* by E. Brian Davies, *New Scientist,* 13 September 2003 - "Esoteric theorist lands starring role in Senate hearing," by
*Nature*, 11 September 2003 - Reviews of
*Kepler's Conjecture: How Some of the Greatest Minds in History Helped Solve One of the Oldest Math Problems in the World* by George G. Szpiro: "The proof of packing", *Nature*, 11 September 2003 "To Prove the Optimal Packing," *Science*, 29 August 2003 "The 24-dimensional greengrocer" *Nature*, 21 August 2003 "Does the proof stack up?", *Nature*, 3 July 2003 - "A Polemic on Probability": A review of
*Probability Theory: The Logic of Science,* by E.T. Jaynes, *Science*, 5 September 2003 - "AAAS Statisticians Estimate Deaths from Conflict in Peru,"
*Science*, 29 August 2003; "Statistical model leaves Peru counting the cost of civil war," *Nature*, 4 September 2003 - "Girls Are Better at Math, But ...,"
*Discover*, September 2003 - "PopSci's vBrilliant 10,"
*Popular Science*, September 2003 ### August 2003 - "Chaos: Useful at Last?"
*Science*, 29 August 2003 - "Quick and Dirty Refereeing?"
*Science*, 29 August 2003 - "All about Isaac": Review of
*Newton's Apple,* by Peter Aughton, *New Scientist,* 23 August 2003 - "In Search of a Scientific Revolution,"
*Science News*, 16 August 2003 - "Small World After All,"
*Science News*, 16 August 2003 "Ignorance, Knowledge, and Outcomes in a Small World," *Science*, 8 August 2003 "With E-Mail, It's Not Easy to Navigate 6 Degrees of Separation," *The New York Times*, 12 August 2003 "More than six degrees separate us," *Nature Science Update*, 8 August 2003 - "Mr. Babbage and the Buskers,"
*New Scientist,* 16 August 2003 - "Was Newton a Newtonian?": Review of
*Isaac Newton* by James Gleick, *Science*, 15 August 2003 - Review of
*The Book of My Life,* by Girolam Cardano, *New Scientist,* 9 August 2003 - "Vital Statistics,"
*Nature*, 7 August 2003 - "Fast Findings on Fluid Frenzy,"
*Science News*, 2 August 2003 "Getting a Grip on Turbulence," *Science*, 1 August 2003 - "Slide Rules: The First Nerd Tool,"
*Discover*, August 2003 ### July 2003 - "Indivisible Man": A review of books about the Riemann Hypothesis,
*American Scientist*, July-August 2003 - "Map Quest": A review of
*Four Colors Suffice: How the Map Problem Was Solved,* by Robin Wilson, *American Scientist*, July-August 2003 - "Making Connections": A review of
*Six Degrees: The Science of a Connected Age,* by Duncan J. Watts, *American Scientist*, July-August 2003 - "The Spectrum of Riemannium,"
*American Scientist*, July/August 2003 - "Bring on the Problems? It Must be Math Camp,"
*The New York Times*, 30 July 2003 - "New kind of auction balances supply, demand and complex bidding strategies,"
*Nature Science Update*, 30 July 2003 - "Dying Mathematician Spends Last Days on Area of Polygon,"
*The Wall Street Journal*, 29 July 2003 - Review of
*Gamma: Exploring Euler's Constant,* by Julian Havil, *New Scientist,* 19 July 2003 - "Taming Nature's Numbers,"
*New Scientist,* 19 July 2003 - Review of
*Isaac Newton,* by James Gleick, *New Scientist,* 19 July 2003 - "Strength in Numbers,"
*The Chronicle of Higher Education*, 18 July 2003 ### June 2003 - Reviews of
*A Mathematician Plays the Stock Market* by John Allen Paulos, June-July 2003 - "A Mathematician Crunches the Supreme Court's Numbers,"
*The New York Times*, 24 June 2003 - "Mathematicians primed to prove twin theory Pride, cash at stake in solutions,"
*San Francisco Chronicle*, 16 June 2003 - "If it looks like a sphere...,"
*Science News,* 14 June 2003 - "The Witch of Agnesi,"
*New Scientist*, 14 June 2003 - "Cracking the Khipu Code,"
*Science*, 13 June 2003; "Researcher sees strands of ancient secrets," *The Boston Globe*, 4 July 2003; "Decoding The Secrets Of The Incas," Associated Press, CBSNews.com, 2 December 2003 - "Will Abel prize for maths rival the Nobels?,"
*New Scientist*, 7 June 2003 - "A Game of Chance,"
*New Scientist,* 7 June 2003 - "Neural Foundations of Logical and Mathematical Cognition,"
*Nature Reviews Neuroscience*, June 2003 - Mathematical sidebars in
*Discover,* June 2003 ### May 2003 - "Scientists Prove Kansas Flatter than a Pancake,"
*Annals of Improbable Research*, May-June 2003 - "Paradoxes in Paradise": Review of
*The Search for Certainty: A Philosophical Account of Foundations of Mathematics,* by Marcus Giaquinto, *American Scientist,* May-June 2003 - Review of
*Hinged Dissections: Swinging and Twisting* by Greg N. Frederickson, *American Scientist,* May-June 2003 - Review of
*Geometrical Landscapes: The Voyages of Discovery and the Transformation of Mathematical Practice,* by Amir R. Alexander, *American Scientist,* May-June 2003 - "Don't let the numbers get you down": Review of
*What the Numbers Say,* by Derrick Niederman and David Boyum, *New Scientist,* 31 May 2003 - "Copied citations give impact factors a boost,"
*Nature,* 22 May 2003 - "Rope trick calculated,"
*Nature Science Update,* 21 May 2003 - "Some numbers you can't count on": Review of
*Imagining Numbers,* by Barry Mazur,*The Observer,* 18 May 2003 - "How mathematical beauty surfaces in art,"
*New Scientist,* 10 May 2003 - "Making Wavelets,"
*Science,* 9 May 2003 - "Amber Alert Saves Girl,"
*CBS Evening News,* 8 May 2003 - "Beauty is in the Wallet of the Beholder,"
*abcnews.com,* 4 May 2003 - "Mathematical model reveals best auction strategy,"
*New Scientist*, 3 May 2003 - "Free Journal Finder,"
*Science*, 3 May 2003 - "The Science of Origami,"
*Science,* 3 May 2003 - "A Digital Slice of Pi,"
*Scientific American,* May 2003 - "Scale-Free Networks,"
*Scientific American,* May 2003 - Review of three books about the Riemann Hypothesis,
*Scientific American,* May 2003 - "Stats Geek at Bat,"
*Popular Science,* May 2003 - "The Grade A, Number 1 Prime Puzzle of Math,"
*Popular Science,* May 2003 ### April 2003 - Articles on the attempt to prove the Poincaré Conjecture, April 2003
- Articles about first Abel Prize of US$825,000 Awarded to Jean-Pierre Serre, April 2003
- "Every Unhappy Family Has Its Own Bilinear Influence Function,"
*The Chronicle of Higher Education,* 25 April 2003 - "A vision for the future of genomics research,"
*Nature,* 24 April 2003 - "World Trade Centre forensics break new ground,"
*Nature Science Update,* 23 April 2003 - "Satisfying a Zeta Jones,"
*The Village Voice,* 16-22 April 2003 - "Powers to the people": Interview with Robert Moses,
*New Scientist,* 19 April 2003 - "Group minds": Review of
*The One True Platonic Heaven,* by John L. Casti, *New Scientist,* 19 April 2003 - "Understanding a Professor and a Revolutionary,"
*The Chronicle of Higher Education,* 18 April 2003 - "Researchers Building Math Model of SARS,"
*The Washington Post,* 16 April 2003 - "Counting on creativity,"
*Providence Journal,* 10 April 2003 - "The impossible puzzle,"
*New Scientist,* 5 April 2003 - "Yeeeeeeeeeer Out!"
*Science,* 4 April 2003 - "All Together Now: Clap": Review of
*Sync* by Steven Strogatz and *Six Degrees* by Duncan J. Watts, *Discover,* April 2003 - "The Hound of the Data Points,"
*Popular Science,* April 2003 - "Black History Month 2003 Timeline,"
*NPR* website, April 2003 ### March 2003 - Stories about the Goldston-Yildirim work on spacings of prime numbers, March 2003.
- "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?": Review of
*The Millennium Problems: The Seven Greatest Unsolved Mathematical Mysteries of Our Time,* by Keith Devlin, *American Scientist,* March-April 2003 - "On the Complex Plane": Review of
*Indra's Pearls: The Vision of Felix Klein,* by David Mumford, Caroline Series, and David Wright, *American Scientist,* March-April 2003 - "A Bright Future for Biologists and Mathematicians?"
*Science,* 28 March 2003 - "Flu evolution modeled,"
*Nature Science Update,* 27 March 2003 - "Synchronization from chaos,"
*Nature,* 27 March 2003 - "Galileo points the way,"
*Nature,* 27 March 2003 - "The big catch,"
*New Scientist,* 22 March 2003 - "Cracking puzzles": Review of
*Mathematical Miniatures,* by Svetoslav Savchev and Titu Andreescu, *New Scientist,* 22 March 2003 - "E-mail reveals real leaders,"
*Nature Science Update,* 20 March 2003 - "Scholars and Groups Receive Presidential Awards as Mentors in the Sciences,"
*The Chronicle of Higher Education,* 18 March 2003 - "Think of a...": Review of
*Imagining Numbers,* by Barry Mazur, *New Scientist,* 15 March 2003 - "Science Flair,"
*Science News,* 15 March 2003 - "How Beef-Hungry Voters Can Get Tofu for President,"
*The Wall Street Journal,* 14 March 2003 - "Primed to go: Mathematicians are discussing ways to make code-breaking easier,"
*The Economist,* 27 March 2003; "Fear of factors: Cracking prime-number case raises online security doubts," * International Herald Tribune,* 10 March 2003. - "Hypatia,"
*New Scientist,* 8 March 2003 - "Reflections of Reflections Without End": Review of
*Indra's Pearls: The Vision of Felix Klein,* by David Mumford, Caroline Series, and David Wright, *Science,* 7 March 2003 - "Stacking Up the Evidence,"
*Science,* 7 March 2003 - Commentaries on the war in Iraq by mathematician John Allen Paulos,
*abcnews.com,* March 2003 - "The Bidding Game,"
*Beyond Discovery,* March 2003 ### February 2003 - "Ethnomathematics,"
*New York Times Magazine,* 23 February 2003 - "Knotty Calculations,"
*Science News,* 22 February 2003 - "All together now,"
*Nature,* 20 February 2003 - "Math Class." NetWatch,
*Science,* 14 February 2003 - "Columbia Disaster Underscores The Risky Nature of Risk Analysis,"
*Science,* 14 February 2003 - "Symbol of Perfect Proportion": Review of
*The Golden Ratio: The Story of Phi, the World's Most Astonishing Number* by Mario Livio, *Science,* 14 February 2003 - "The Code War,"
*Beyond Discovery,* 12 February 2003 - "Numbers crunched": Review of
*Mathematics: A very short introduction,* by Timothy Gowers, *New Scientist,* 8 February 2003 - "Light in the darkness": Review of
*Sync: The emerging science of spontaneous order,* by Steven Strogatz, *New Scientist,* 8 February 2003 - "Full Steam Ahead--Probably,"
*Science,* 7 February 2003 - Review of
*A Shortcut Through Time: The Path to the Quantum Computer,* by George Johnson, *Scientific American,* February 2003 ### January 2003 - "Flying and Driving after the September 11 Attacks,"
*American Scientist,* January-February 2003 - "On the Threshold,"
*American Scientist,* January-February 2003 - "Meeting: Joint Mathematics Meetings,"
*Science,* 31 January 2003 - "At top speed." Random Samples,
*Science,* 31 January 2003 - "Mathematicians Find Problems With New System for Scoring Figure Skating,"
*The Chronicle of Higher Education,* 31 January 2003 - "A knotty story": Review of
*Knots: Mathematics with a Twist,* by Alexei Sossinsky, *Nature,* 30 January 2003 - Two articles about the book
*Six Degrees,* by Duncan Watts: *New York Times,* 25 January 2003, and *New Scientist* 25 January 2003 - "Cancer summed up,"
*Nature,* 23 January 2003 - "Out of the fold": Interview with Erik Demaine,
*New Scientist,* 18 January 2003 - "Fold here first," New Scientist, 18 January 2003
- "Mathematicians find path less traveled,"
*Nature Science Update,* 14 January 2003 - Letters about article on elections,
*Science News,* 11 January 2003 - "New Look at Old Data Irks Smallpox-Eradication Experts,"
*Science,* 10 January 2002 - "50 years ago," column in
*Nature,* 9 January 2003 - "Math's Wild-And-Crazy Guy,"
*The Washington Post,* 6 January 2003 - "Future World: Privacy, Terrorists, and Science Fiction," ABCnews.com
*Who's Counting Column,* 5 January 2003 - "Puzzle primes": Review of
*Dr. Riemann's Zeros,* by Karl Sabbagh, *New Scientist,* 4 January 2003 - "Some things never change": Review of
*Discovery of Cosmic Fractals,* by Yurij Baryshev and Pekka Teerikorpi, *New Scientist,* 4 January 2003 - "Euler vindicated after 250 years,"
*New Scientist,* 4 January 2003 - "It's a kind of magic,"
*New Scientist,* 4 January 2003 - "Arthur T. Winfree (1942-2002),"
*Nature,* 2 January 2003 - "A tangled problem,"
*Nature,* 2 January 2003 - "The Mathematics of Artificial Speech,"
*Discover,* January 2003 - "Test for Primes Menaces Internet,"
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