Short Summaries of Articles about Mathematics
in the Popular Press
"Throwing Einstein for a Loop," by Amanda Gefter. Scientific American, December 2002,pages 40-41.
The title refers to a theory called loop quantum gravity which attemptsto link quantum theory and general relativity. Most of thearticle deals with physics, and physicist Fotini Markopoulou Kalamara,but some mathematics is included.
--- Mike Breen