WHAT Open Book?
Emmanuel Giroux

Kepler's Conjecture and Hales's Proof--A Book Review
Reviewed by Frank Morgan

Mathematicians are from Mars; Math Educators are from Venus: The Story of a Successful Collaboration
Alan Sultan and Alice F. Artzt

Ten Years of the "New" Notices
Allyn Jackson

Brought to You by...AMS Staff
Annette Emerson

MathSciNet Matters

Crossword Puzzle Number 1

Feature Articles

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Topological Fluid Dynamics
Boris Khesin
The author considers geometrical methods in topological fluid dynamics, and their applications, from magnetic fields of stars to global weather forecasting.

Foolproof: A Sampling of Mathematical Folk Humor
Paul Renteln and Alan Dundes
A folklorist and a physicist analyze jokes by and about mathematicians.

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Patterns of Research in Mathematics
Jerrold W. Grossman
The author uses the Mathematical Reviews database to explore the publication and collaboration habits of mathematicans during the past sixty years, noting changes over time, dependency on area, and the highly connected nature of the research community.


Letter from the Editor--"Tenth Anniversary Issue" - Andy Magid
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