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About the cover: Christopher Clavius, Astronomer and Mathematician

Author: Gerald L. Alexanderson
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 46 (2009), 669-670
Published electronically: July 7, 2009
MathSciNet review: 2525739
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Gerald L. Alexanderson
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, California 95053-0290

Received by editor(s): May 10, 2009
Published electronically: July 7, 2009
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