# Math Digest

*Summaries of Media Coverage of Math*

*Edited by Allyn Jackson, AMS*

Contributors: Mike Breen (AMS), Claudia Clark (writer and editor), Lisa DeKeukelaere (2004 AMS Media Fellow), Annette Emerson (AMS), Brie Finegold (University of California, Santa Barbara), Adriana Salerno (University of Texas, Austin)

**Current Digests** - *March 2000* "Graph Theory in Practice: Part II," *American Scientist,* March/April 2000 "Foams and Honeycombs," *AmericanScientist,* March/April 2000 Review of *A History of Algorithms: Fromthe Pebble to the Microchip,* *Nature,* 17 February 2000 Review of *The 85 Ways to Tie a Tie:The Science and Aesthetics of Tie Knots,* by Thomas Fink and Yong Mao.*Nature,* 27 January 2000 Review of *The Bride of Science,* byBenjamin Woolley, *New Scientist,* 8 January 2000 "Duchamp and Poincare Renew an OldAcquaintance," *Science,* 26 November 1999 "Bayes Offers a 'New' Way to Make Sense ofNumbers," *Science,* 19 November 1999 "Pi by the billions," *Science News,* 16October 1999 "Optimal paths to atomic clusters," *ScienceNews,* 16 October 1999 |