Mathematical Digest

Short Summaries of Articles about Mathematics
in the Popular Press

"Luminet's illuminations," by Martin Kemp. Nature, 20 November 2003.

Kemp, an art historican, describes Jean-Pierre Luminet as a Renaissance man,based on his work on the topology of the universe, his model of a finiteuniverse based on Poincaré dodecahedral space, his artistic visualizationsof space, and his poetry.

--- Annette Emerson

American Mathematical Society