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Mathematical Digest


Short Summaries of Articles about Mathematics
in the Popular Press

"Go figure": Review of The Millennium Problems, by Keith Devlin. Reviewed by Robert Matthews. New Scientist, 20/27 December 2003, page 83.

In May 2000, the Clay Mathematics Institute announced that it would award prizes of one million dollars each for the solution of seven outstanding mathematics problems. This brief review calls the book's author "one of the very few able to guide the general reader into the foothills of these towering problems."

--- Allyn Jackson