Mathematical Digest Short Summaries of Articles about Mathematics in the Popular Press "An Uncertainty Principle for Geometry": Review of The Symbolic Universe: Geometry and Physics 18901930, edited by Jeremy Gray. Reviewed by Peter T. Landsberg. Nature, 13 April 2000, pages 705706. The book under review consists of nine chapters by different authors, all focused on themes at the interface of geometry and physics. Covering a historical period that saw the emergence of such revolutionary notions as curved spacetime, the book discusses the contributions of many of the most important researchers of the time, including Albert Einstein, Heinrich Hertz, Henri Poincare, Hermann Minkowski, and David Hilbert.  Allyn Jackson
