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"Running Numbers": A review of The Universe and the Teacup, byK. C. Cole. Reviewed by Robert March. Boston Globe, 25 January 1998, page F1

The book reviewed here, The Universe and the Teacup: The Mathematics ofTruth and Beauty, is by K. C. Cole, a respected science reporter at the LosAngeles Times. The book touches on a wide variety of mathematical topics,including exponential growth, quantum theory, and the work of history's mostfamous woman mathematician, Emmy Noether.

--- Allyn Jackson