The Einstein Public Lecture in Mathematics 2006

A Photographic Look at the Joint Meetings, San Antonio 2006

Key to JMM Photo Collage

WHAT IS...a Syzygy?
Roger Wiegand

Harvey Mudd Mathematics Department Garners AMS Award
Allyn Jackson

Gödel, Inconsistency, Provability, and Truth: An Exchange of Letters

2006 Steele Prizes

2006 Cole Prize in Algebra

2006 Birkhoff Prize

2006 Conant Prize

2006 Award for Distinguished Public Service

2006 Morgan Prize

2006 Award for an Exemplary Program or Achievement in a Mathematics Department

MathSciNet Matters
Norman Richert

From the AMS Secretary

Call for Nominations for the Conant, Satter, Veblen, and Wiener Prizes

Call for Nominations for E. H. Moore Research Article Prize

Call for Nominations for 2006 Morgan Prize

Feature Articles

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A Tribute to Kurt Gödel
April 2006 marks the centennial of the birth of Kurt Gödel. The Notices marks this occasion with a collection of articles about Gödel, his work, and its impact on mathematics.

A Tribute in Photographs

The Incompleteness Theorem
Martin Davis

How Gödel Transformed Set Theory
Juliet Floyd and Akihiro Kanamori

Pictures at an Exhibition
Karl Sigmund

The Impact of the Incompleteness Theorem on Mathematics
Solomon Feferman

The Popular Impact of Gödel's Incompleteness Theorem
Torkel Franzén

In Quest of Kurt Gödel: Reflections of a Biographer
John W. Dawson Jr.

Incompleteness--A Book Review
Reviewed by Juliette Kennedy

2006 Events Celebrating the Gödel Centenary


About the Cover

Letter from the Editor
"Editor's Log, AMSY 2005" - Andy Magid
Letters to the Editor

Mathematics People
Tomczak-Jaegermann Awarded CRM-Fields-PIMS Prize / AWM Essay Contest Winners Announced

Mathematics Opportunities
NSF Program in Informal Science Education / NSF Program in Mathematical, Social, and Behavioral Sciences / AP Calculus Readers Sought

For Your Information
Oberwolfach Photo Collection Now Available Online / Correction: NSF Graduate Fellowships

Inside the AMS
News about Notices Website / AMS Presidents: A Timeline / Early Career Profile Network

Reference and Book List

Mathematics Calendar

New Publications Offered by the AMS

Meetings and Conferences

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