Mathematical Digest

Short Summaries of Articles about Mathematics
in the Popular Press

"Shuttered Math Site Reopens" by Mitch Leslie. Science, 16 November, 2001, page1423.

The popular math website MathWorld ( is back on line. It hadbeen taken down more than a year ago because of a lawsuit filed by CRC.According to the article, "the site treats everything mathematical from the abcconjecture to Zorn's lemma, with over 10,000 entries and links to references."There is also information about the lawsuit and its settlement at the site.

--- Mike Breen