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Math in the Media 1997
Interview with Ennio DeGiorgi
.
The Proof
, a program on Fermat's Last Theorem, to air on PBS October 28, 1997.
The Bible Code
.
Mathematics and the "Science Wars"
.
AMS adopts stand on new immigration law.
Discovering Mathematics:
a series of occasional essays.
Math and the Internet.
Privacy versus Piracy on the Internet (available in PDF format).
April2026, 1997 is MathematicsAwareness Week.
This year's theme is
Math and the Internet
.
Beyond Numbers
, a travelling museum exhibition about mathematics.
The program of the 1997 AMSMAA annual meeting included addresses by:
Congressman George Brown and
Dr. Neal Lane, Director of the National Science Foundation
.
Breaking the Code
to air on PBS Feb. 2, 1997.
A new construction in Euclidean geometry.
Recent progress in factoring large numbers.
Paul Erdös dies at 83.
A web page on
primes.
A web page on
Fermat's Last Theorem
.
Presidents of more than 100 scientific societies call for doubling of federal research support over a 10year period.
Unified Statement on Research:"
A Decade of Investment
"
Supporting statement by AMS President Arthur Jaffe.