Math in the Media

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Mathematical Digest

Short Summaries of Articles about Mathematics
in the Popular Press

"A Mystery, Unraveled Twice," by Gina Kolata. Science Times, New YorkTimes, 14 April 1998.

This article discusses a 16th century manuscript on communication with spiritsthat was written in code. In the last few years, two mathematicians, workingindependently, each cracked the code.

--- Allyn Jackson