# Mathematical Digest

### Short Summaries of Articles about Mathematics

in the Popular Press

"Leaving Paisley Park": Review of *Indra's Pearls* by David Mumford,Caroline Series, and David Wright. Reviewed by Mike Holderness. *New Scientist,* 18 May 2002,pages 54-55.

"This is a strange beast of a book," this brief review says: a popularizationwritten by mathematicians and aimed at mathematicians---or at least those whocan take a good dose of the technical side of the subject. The authors "opentheir consideration of a quite different family of fractals with thefundamental theory of symmetry groups."

*--- Allyn Jackson *