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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. 1998 Articles December 1998 November 1998  "Pulling Power", New Scientist, 28 November 1998
 "From Solitaire, a Clue to the World of Prime Numbers," Science, 27 November 1998
 "From tilings to coverings," Nature, 5 November 1998; "New Data Help Explain Crystals That Defy Nature," New York Times, 24 November 1998
 "Identity Crisis", American Scientist, NovemberDecember 1998
 "Monstrous Moonshine is True: Profile of Richard Borcherds," Scientific American, November 1998
October 1998  "Stability is woven by complex webs", Nature, 22 October 1998
 "Andre Weil (190698): One of the century's most influential pure mathematicians,"Nature 1998
 "Don't get mad, get even," New Scientist, 3 October 1998
 "Gas on the Brain", New Scientist, 3 October 1998
 "Monge's Maths, Hummel's Highlights", Nature, 15 October 1998
September 1998  "Magic squares cornered," Nature, 17 September 1998
 "Orbits of all sorts," Nature, 3 September 1998.
 "The New New Math," New York Review of Books, 24 September 1998
 "Fractals Reemerge in the New Math of the Internet," Science, 25 September 1998
 "Nonlinear Modes of Vibration," Nature, 10 September 1998
 A review of Mathematics: From the Birth of Numbers, by Jan Gullberg, Scientific American, September 1998
August 1998  "Zugbruecke ausser Betrieb: Die Mathematik im Jenseits der KulturEine Aussenansicht" ("Drawbridge Out of Order: Mathematics Outside of CultureAn Outsider's View")
 "Rules of Engagement," New Scientist, 29 August 1998
 "Computing with DNA," Scientific American, August 1998
 "A Quarter Century of Recreational Mathematics," Scientific American, August 1998
 "Nobelpreis fuer Quatsch," Der Spiegel, 24 August 1998
 Reviews of biographies of Paul Erdos, New Scientist, 1 August 1998; and New York Times Book Review, 27 September 1998
July 1998 June 1998 May 1998 April 1998  "Drinking by Numbers," New Scientist, 11 April 1998.
 "Zero, Zilch and Zip," New Scientist, 25 April 1998.
 "Mathematics and Tensegrity," American Scientist, MarchApril 1998
 "How to melt if you must," Nature, 16 April 1998
 "A Mystery, Unraveled Twice," New York Times, 14 April 1998
 Review of the movie Pi, New York Times, 3 April 1998
March 1998 February 1998  "Mathematicians describe tendril perversion," Science News, 28 February 1998
 "Using Math to Preserve the Environment," Chronicle of Higher Education, 27 February 1998
 "Useful Invention or Absolute Truth: What is Math?", New York Times, 10 February 1998
 "Circles in the Sky: Detecting the shape of the universe," Science News, 21 February 1998
 "Proving a Link Between Logic and Origami," Science, 6 February 1998
 "The Theory Formerly Known as Strings," Scientific American, February 1998
January 1998  Review of The Universe and the Teacup by K.C. Cole, Boston Globe, 25 January 1998
 "Math or Mat," Science, 23 January 1998
 "Sieving Prime Numbers from Thin Ore," Science, 2 January 1998
 "Nobel Prize in Economics: Wall Street Rocket Science in a Pocket Calculator," Scientific American, January 1998
 "Transcendental Moment: Computers savor a sliver of pi," The Sciences, January/February 1998
 "Solving Polynomials with Computers," American Scientist, JanuaryFebruary 1998

