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Tony Phillips' Take on Math in the Media A monthly survey of math news |

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*December*

- Football math
- A mathematical phase transition
- Ig Nobel math
- The next big thing
- Bust to boom at Rocheste

*October*

- Perfect Graphs
- Algorithmic Architecture
- Home on the Fractal Range
- Ants vote for Wolfram
- Neurons do Math
- More primes in the
*Times*

*September*

- The fifty-micron Möbius strip
- Baby Math on NPR
- Solving an Escher Puzzle
- Primes in the
*Times* - Post-mortem on the Geometry Center
- 143-Year-Old Problem

*July/August *

- The number line is real.
- Steven Wolfram and the
*New York Times* - Math in the USSR
- A tough math problem in internet routing

*June 2002*

- Moving with VIGRE
- A new kind of science?
- Math teachers with no math
- New / old math probes the big bang
- A differential equation for organism growth
- Trig tables in verse

*May 2002*

- "Computers, Paradoxes and the Foundations of Mathematics''
- Flies, weeds and statistical mechanics
- The Erdös Prizes
- Nash sightings
- DNA Computer solves a hard problem
- Poincaré conjecture on NPR, and in the
*Times* - Sidewalk math on NPR

*April 2002 *

- ``Hi-IQ Math Hunks''
- Spinning eggs.
- Cellular automata at the seashore
- Math plagiarism
- More about Nash

*March 2002*

- More backstage math
- "Highly enjoyable and interesting people"
- Math on 42nd Street
- Fourier transform of the fossil record
- Large-scale sign error
- "The Shape of the Universe"

*February 2002*

- Polyhedron Man
- The Differential Equations of Pathogen Virulence
- More about John Nash
- Dynamic Catastrophe Theory

*January 2002*