### Math in the Media 1998

Japanese Temple Geometry or *sangaku* is an elegant form of ``native mathematics'' developed during the Edo...*more*.

Math Whizzes Want Respect in Equation, front-page *Los Angeles Times* article about mathematics.

Irving Segal, born on September 13, 1918, died on August 30, 1998.

The 39th International Mathematical Olympiad was held July 10-21, 1998 in Taiwan.

The Non-Linear Lab is an excellent introduction to non-linear dynamical systems and questions related to chaotic behavior.

The Chance website contains materials for a quantitative literacy course, including *Chance News*, a monthly electronic newsletter dealing (mostly) with news articles related to mathematics (predominantly probability and statistics).

The Fibonacci Series

This is Mega-Mathematics! provides an elementary introduction to several areas of mathematics.

Goudreau Museum of Mathematics in Art and Science, New Hyde Park, NY

A review of the movie *Good Will Hunting*.

The winners of the 1998 Westinghouse Science Talent Search have been announced. The first, fifth, and eighth place finishers are in mathematics, as are two others in the top forty.

*Life by the Numbers*, a seven part television series on mathematics, to air on PBS April-May, 1998. Return to **Math in the Media Archive**