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Math Digest Summaries of Media Coverage of Math  Math Digest Contributors Allyn Jackson, AMS Elizabeth Moisan, Kaiser Permanente Benjamin Stein, University of Massachusetts, Amherst  Links are provided to Math Digest summaries. Items without links have not been summarized in Math Digest. 1996 Articles December 1996  "Prime Formula Weds Number Theory and Quantum Physics," Science, 20 December 1996
 "Mathematical Discoveries": Review of Celestial Encounters: The Origins of Chaos and Stability, Science, 20 December 1996
 "With Major Math Proof, Brute Computers Show Flash of Reasoning Power," New York Times, 10 December 1996
 "Teen Math Whizzes Go Euclid One Better," Wall Street Journal, 9 December 1996
 "Topological Ideas and Fluid Mechanics," Physics Today, December 1996
November 1996  Two reviews of Fermat's Last Theorem: Unlocking the Secret of an Ancient Mathematical Problem: Wall Street Journal, 25 November 1996; and New York Times, 16 December 1996
 "Rough Math: Focusing on Rogue Waves at Sea," Science News, 23 November 1996
 "Tying knots to tubular geometry, DNA loops," Science News, 16 November 1996
 "Where X = savings", Boston Globe, 15 November 1996
 "New Attacks Breach Computer Codes", Science, 1 November 1996
 "Math Against Tyranny", Discover, November 1996
October 1996 September 1996  "Meet an Inventor Who Makes Calculus Simple," Profile of Stephen Wolfram, Wall Street Journal, 25 September 1996
 Obituaries for Paul Erdos, September 24 and 27, 1996
 "Love of Numbers Leads to Chromosome 17," Profile of Eric Steven Lander, New York Times, 10 September 1996
 "Bubbles and Double Bubbles," The Scientist, September/October 1996
August 1996 July 1996  "Butterflies on the Street, New York Times, 19 July 1996
 "Science Set Free From Truth," New York Times, 16 July 1996; "Don't Pull the String on String Theory," New York Times, 22 July 1996
 "A Productive Dead End, An Escape by Computer," A Review of After Thought," New York Times, 15 July 1996
 "The Frontier of Knowledge," Wall Street Journal, 12 July 1996
 "The Way the Ball Bounces," American Scientist, JulyAugust 1996
June 1996 May 1996  "A New Theory of Turbulence Causes a Stir Among Experts," Science, 17 May 1996; "The Wall Falls: A halfcenturyold equation for fluid dynamics is in doubt," Scientific American, August 1996
 "Digital Diffraction," American Scientist, MayJune 1996
 "Animal Magnetism: Why, mathematically, birds of a feather flock together," The Sciences, May/June 1996
April 1996  "In Modern Memorial, a Holocaust Victim's Thesis Goes on Internet," New York Times, 21 April 1996
 "Jugglers Now Juggle Numbers to Compute New Tricks for Ancient Art," New York Times, 16 April 1996
 "ErrorCorrecting Code Keeps Quantum Computers on Track," Science, 12 April 1996
 "Reflections on the Fate of Spacetime," Physics Today, April 1996
 "The Not So Enormous Theorem," Scientific American, April 1996
March 1996  "Unconventional Mathematician is Making Brain Waves," New York Times, 31 March 1996
 "Fermat Prover Points to Next Challenges," Science, 22 March 1996
 "Streetcar Carries Evolution Modelers Around Roadblocks," Science, 8 March 1996
 "Beyond the Last Theorem," The Sciences, March/April 1996
 "Random Walks," American Scientist, MarchApril 1996
 "Speaking of Mathematics," American Scientist, MarchApril 1996
 "Bad Timing," Scientific American, March 1996
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