Mathematical Digest

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"Growing a Book of Science," NetWatch, Science, 13 October 2000, page227.

This brief item discusses a web site called "Treasure Troves of Science,"founded by astronomer Eric Weisstein. The centerpiece of the site isMathWorld, "which offers definitions, diagrams, and references for nearly10,000 terms." There are also brief biographies of more than 1,000 scientists.[Math Digest was informed that the MathWorld site has been temporarily shutdown due to a copyright issue.]

--- Allyn Jackson