Mathematical Digest

Short Summaries of Articles about Mathematics
in the Popular Press

"In the eye of the beholder": Review of It Must Be Beautiful: GreatEquations of Modern Science, edited by Graham Farmelo. Reviewed by IanStewart. Nature, 21 March2002.

Stewart praises this as a "brilliantly readable book that revels in the beautyof equations." The essays "by a star-studded cast of authors" are arrangedchronologically from the date of the origin of the equation.

--- Annette Emerson

American Mathematical Society