Mathematical Digest

Short Summaries of Articles about Mathematics
in the Popular Press

"Sir John A. Pople, 78, Who Won Nobel Chemistry Prize, Dies" by Kenneth Chang.The New York Times, 17 March 2004.

This was one of many obituaries that appeared in newspapers worldwide aboutJohn A. Pople, a mathematician who became a chemist and won a Nobel Prize in1998 "for developing computer techniques to test the chemical structure ofmatter."

--- Annette Emerson

American Mathematical Society