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March 2020, Volume 42, Issue 1
- 1-5 Computer Geometry: Rep-Tiles with a Hole
by Christoph Bandt & Dmitry Mekhontsev - 6-17 Can the Elliptic Billiard Still Surprise Us?
by Dan Reznik & Ronaldo Garcia & Jair Koiller - 18-23 Rectification of Circular Arcs by Linkages
by Robert Dawson & Pietro Milici - 24-28 Mathematical Sightings at the Museum of Tomorrow
by Ma. Louise Antonette De Las Peñas - 29-29 The Day I Receive My Ph.D
by Arkaye Kierulf - 30-35 Digital Images Unveil Geometric Structures in Pairs of Relatively Prime Numbers
by Benjamín A. Itzá-Ortiz & Roberto López-Hernández & Pedro Miramontes - 36-40 A Flowering of Mathematical Art
by Jim Henle & Craig Kasper - 41-41 Remembering e
by Robert J. MacG. Dawson - 42-46 Odd Perfect Numbers: A Triptych
by William Dunham - 47-48 Prime Suspect
by Colin Adams - 49-54 More on Croatian and Zagreb Mathematics
by Darko Veljan - 55-55 Covering a Triangular Number with Pentagonal Numbers
by Günhan Caglayan - 56-65 “Actual Accomplishments in This World”: The Other Students of Charlotte Angas Scott
by Jemma Lorenat - 66-69 The Role of History in the Study of Mathematics
by Harold M. Edwards - 71-74 The Scottish Book. Mathematics from the Scottish Café, with Selected Problems from the New Scottish Book, second edition Edited by R. Daniel Mauldin
by Serge Tabachnikov - 75-81 Giovanni Battista Guccia: Pioneer of International Cooperation in Mathematics by Benedetto Bongiorno and Guillermo P. Curbera
by Rossana Tazzioli - 82-83 The Perfect Bet by Adam Kucharski
by Marco Alberto Javarone - 84-86 Mathematical Understanding of Nature: Essays on Physical Phenomena and Their Understanding by Mathematicians by V. I. Arnold, translated by Alexei Sossinsky and Olga Sipacheva
by Mark Levi - 87-88 Mathematical Constants, Mathematical Constants II
by Osmo Pekonen - 89-89 Restaurant Review
by Jane P. Sheldon - 90-90 The Early 20th Century
by Robin Wilson
December 2019, Volume 41, Issue 4
- 1-7 Counting Parallel Segments: New Variants of Pick’s Area Theorem
by Alexander Belyaev & Pierre-Alain Fayolle - 8-9 Cooking with Mathematicians
by Demian Nahuel Goos Bosco - 10-12 On Generalizing a Corollary of Fermat’s Little Theorem
by Gove Effinger - 13-15 Popov, Berg, Sokolov: A Street with Three Plaques
by Bismark Singh - 16-16 The Blind Locksmith
by Terry Trowbridge - 17-21 Ruler and Compass Constructions of the Equilateral Triangle and Pentagon in the Lemniscate Curve
by M. A. Gómez-Molleda & Joan-C. Lario - 22-27 Numeralogy
by Jim Henle - 28-28 N of 1
by Michael J. Leach - 29-34 A Relationship between the Tractrix and Logarithmic Curves with Mechanical Applications
by Davide Crippa & Pietro Milici - 35-36 Gui
by Colin Adams - 37-42 In Search of Shadows: The First Topological Conference, Moscow 1935
by Darya E. Apushkinskaya & Alexander I. Nazarov & Galina I. Sinkevich - 43-43 I Had to Call In a Mathematician
by Erik Talvila - 44-55 Contraband Mathematics: A Documentary Review of the Resources Available to George Green at the Nottingham Subscription Library 1823–1828
by Rachel Harding & Michael Harding - 56-59 Kasner Meets Poncelet
by Serge Tabachnikov - 60-60 Vertical
by Lawrence M. Lesser - 62-65 Thomas Harriot: A Life in Science by Robyn Arianrhod
by Joseph Mazur - 66-68 Mathematics + Art: A Cultural History by Lynn Gamwell
by Pedro Freitas & Simão Palmeirim - 69-70 Harmonies of Disorder—Norbert Wiener: A Mathematician–Philosopher of Our Time by Leone Montagnini
by Eisso J. Atzema - 71-72 How to Fall Slower Than Gravity by Paul J. Nahin
by Andrew Simoson - 73-74 The Life and Works of John Napier by Brian Rice, Enrique González-Velasco, and Alexander Corrigan (eds.)
by Osmo Pekonen - 75-75 Indivisible
by Adam Simon Levine - 76-76 Quantum theory
by Robin Wilson
September 2019, Volume 41, Issue 3
- 1-9 Phase Portraits of Hyperbolic Geometry
by Scott B. Lindstrom & Paul Vrbik - 10-13 Doing Math in Jest: Reflections on Useless Math, the Unreasonable Effectiveness of Mathematics, and the Ethical Obligations of Mathematicians
by Gizem Karaali - 14-18 The Basel Problem: A Physicist’s Solution
by Zurab K. Silagadze - 19-22 My Undercover Mission to Find Cairo Tilings
by Frank Morgan - 23-23 The Euclidean Domain
by David Kramer - 24-27 A Straightforward Proof of Descartes’s Circle Theorem
by Paul Levrie - 28-32 A Mathematical Art
by Jim Henle - 33-40 Are Induction and Well-Ordering Equivalent?
by Lars–Daniel Öhman - 41-43 Cylindra Ella
by Colin Adams - 44-50 Mihailo Petrović Alas: Mathematician and Master Fisherman
by Vesna Todorčević & Marija Šegan-Radonjić - 51-51 The Bread Crumbs of Proof
by Gizem Karaali - 52-65 A Refugee Scholar from Nazi Germany: Emmy Noether and Bryn Mawr College
by Qinna Shen - 66-71 Too Many Hats
by Rob Pratt & Stan Wagon & Michael Wiener & Piotr Zieliński - 72-79 Modeling a Hypothetical Zombie Outbreak Can Save Us from Real-World Monsters
by João Paulo A. Mendonça & Leonardo M. V. Teixeira & Fernando Sato & Lohan R. N. Ferreira - 80-81 Humanizing Mathematics and Its Philosophy: Essays Celebrating the 90th Birthday of Reuben HershEdited by Bharath Sriraman
by John J. Watkins - 82-86 Measured Words: Computation and Writing in Renaissance Italy by Arielle Saiber
by Raffaele Pisano - 87-88 Weird Math: A Teenage Genius & His Teacher Reveal the Strange Connections Between Math & Everyday Life by David Darling and Agnijo Banerjee
by Christopher S. Brownell - 89-90 Imagine Math 6: Between Culture and Mathematicsedited by Michele Emmer and Marco Abate
by Andrew J. Simoson - 91-92 Women in Mathematics: Celebrating the Centennial of the Mathematical Association of America by Janet L. Beery, Sarah J. Greenwald, Jacqueline A. Jensen-Vallin, and Maura B. Mast (eds.)
by Mary W. Gray - 93-96 Before Voltaire: The French Origins of “Newtonian” Mechanics 1680–1715 by J. B. Shank
by Tony Crilly - 97-97 Non-Centrifugal Mathematics
by Lee Goldstein - 98-98 The Nature of Light
by Robin Wilson & Dr Keith Hannabuss
June 2019, Volume 41, Issue 2
- 1-8 An Experimental Mathematics Approach to the Area Statistic of Parking Functions
by Yukun Yao & Doron Zeilberger - 9-11 The Gömböc Pill
by Gábor Domokos - 12-19 The Intrigues and Delights of Kleinian and Quasi-Fuchsian Limit Sets
by Chris King - 20-26 Cold and Austere Beauty in Harbin, China
by Dirk Huylebrouck - 27-34 One Bad Formula Can Spoil Everything: A Simple Adjustment That Would Improve the UN’s Gender Inequality Index
by Max McDonald & Neal Koblitz - 35-41 Mad Math
by Jim Henle - 42-56 Probability and Kinetic Theory: A Tale of Two Disciplines
by Prakash Gorroochurn - 57-59 Do Androids Dream of Symmetric Sheaves?
by Colin Adams - 60-60 Yet Another Visual Proof that $$\pi ^{e}
by Ananda Mukherjee & Bikash Chakraborty - 61-64 What Is Schur Positivity and How Common Is It?
by Rebecca Patrias - 65-72 On Emmy Noether’s Role in the Relativity Revolution
by David E. Rowe - 73-76 There Is a $$3\times 3$$ 3 × 3 Magic Square of Squares on the Moon—A Lot of Them, Actually
by Christian Woll - 77-77 Annals of Dendrology
by Will Kazez - 78-79 The Universal Computer: The Road from Leibniz to Turing by Martin Davis
by Roman Kossak - 80-81 The Man Who Counted by Malba Tahan
by David Fernández - 82-84 Simplicity: Ideals of Practice in Mathematics and the Arts by Roman Kossak & Philip Ording (eds.)
by Michael Harris - 85-86 A Dingo Ate My Math Book: Mathematics from Down Under by Burkard Polster and Marty Ross
by Tushar Das - 87-87 Arithmetic by Paul Lockhart
by Pamela Gorkin - 88-88 A Villanelle on the Infinitesimal
by Michael J. Leach - 89-89 Correction to: Baseball Retrograde Analysis
by Jerry Butters & Jim Henle
March 2019, Volume 41, Issue 1
- 1-6 A Simple Rederivation of Onsager’s Solution of the 2D Ising Model Using Experimental Mathematics
by Manuel Kauers & Doron Zeilberger - 7-10 Pushing a Rectangle down a Path
by Richard Evan Schwartz - 11-15 On Taking Square Roots
by Daniel W. Stroock - 16-21 Combinatorics Comes to the Rescue: h-Vectors in Commutative Algebra
by A. Y. M. Chin & M. R. Pournaki & S. A. Seyed Fakhari & S. Yassemi - 22-30 The Consistency of Arithmetic
by Timothy Y. Chow - 31-38 Enigmatic Geometric Tattoos of the Butbut of Kalinga, Philippines
by Ma. Louise Antonette N. Las Peñas & Analyn Salvador-Amores - 39-41 The Modern Prometheus
by Colin Adams - 42-50 Is It Disgraceful to Present a Book of Mathematics to a Queen?
by Amirouche Moktefi - 51-55 What Was Lejeune Dirichlet Like?
by Robin Wilson - 56-56 A Visual Proof that $$\pi ^{e}
by Bikash Chakraborty - 57-66 Approaching the History of Mathematics via the Performing Arts: Kepler: A “Renaissance Folk Play” in Verse
by Susan Gerofsky - 67-70 The Universal Aesthetics of Mathematics
by Samuel G. B. Johnson & Stefan Steinerberger - 71-77 Mathematical Treasures from Sid Sackson
by Jim Henle - 78-78 Elegy
by Ruoshi Sun - 79-80 Ode to Numbers by Sarah Glaz
by Emily Grosholz - 81-82 Reverse Mathematics: Proofs from the Inside Out by John Stillwell
by Roman Kossak - 83-86 Fourier Analysis and Hausdorff Dimension by Pertti Mattila
by Alex Iosevich - 87-89 All Sides to an Oval: Properties, Parameters, and Borromini’s Mysterious Construction By Angelo Alessandro Mazzotti
by Roberta Spallone & Marco Vitali - 90-91 Markov Chains and Mixing Times (Second Edition) by David A. Levin and Yuval Peres
by David Aldous
December 2018, Volume 40, Issue 4
- 1-5 Do the Golden State Warriors Have Hot Hands?
by Alon Daks & Nishant Desai & Lisa R. Goldberg - 6-11 Hilbert’s Error?
by Alexander Shen - 12-13 From Symmetry to Monotonicity
by Bernd Kawohl & David Krejčiřík - 14-18 A Four-Vertex Theorem for Frieze Patterns?
by Serge Tabachnikov - 19-22 A Mathematician in Zagreb
by Branimir Dakić & Biserka Kolarec - 23-25 The Great Storm
by Colin Adams - 26-29 The Ins and Outs of Mathematical Explanation
by Mark Colyvan - 30-32 On Growth and Form at 100
by Matthew Jarron - 33-38 Physics in Biology—Has D’Arcy Thompson Been Vindicated?
by Evelyn Fox Keller - 39-61 Are All Fish the Same Shape If You Stretch Them? The Victorian Tale of On Growth and Form
by Stephen Wolfram - 62-64 The Pharmacopoeia Mathematica
by John D. Gibbon - 65-70 Applying Archimedes’s Method to Alternating Sums of Powers
by David Treeby - 71-76 Baseball Retrograde Analysis
by Jerry Butters & Jim Henle - 77-78 Marginal Excuses
by Kay R. Pechenick DeVicci Shultz - 79-85 Saly Ruth Struik, 1894–1993
by Martina Bečvářová - 86-88 A Lady Mathematician in This Strange Universe: Memoirs by Yvonne Choquet-Bruhat
by Mary W. Gray - 89-91 De quadratura arithmetica circuli ellipseos et hyperbolae cujus corollarium est trigonometria sine tabulis by Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz edited by Eberhard Knobloch
by Niccolò Guicciardini - 92-93 Problems for Metagrobologists. A Collection of Puzzles with Real Mathematical, Logical or Scientific Content by David Singmaster
by Albrecht Heeffer - 94-96 The Great Formal Machinery Works: Theories of Deduction and Computation at the Origins of the Digital Age by Jan von Plato
by Craig Smoryński - 97-98 Mathematics without Apologies: Portrait of a Problematic Vocation By Michael Harris
by John J. Watkins - 99-99 The Absolute Power of Sports Medicine
by Jane P. Sheldon - 100-100 19th-Century Mathematical Physics
by Robin Wilson
September 2018, Volume 40, Issue 3
- 1-1 Al-Cauchy’s Theorem
by Pedro Manuel Macedo Ribeiro - 2-11 Mathematical Symbolism in a Russian Literary Masterpiece
by Noah Giansiracusa & Anastasia Vasilyeva - 12-17 The End of Statistical Independence: The Story of Bose–Einstein Statistics
by Prakash Gorroochurn - 18-25 A Possible Solution to the Mayan Calendar Enigma
by Thomas Chanier - 26-31 Long Geodesics on Convex Surfaces
by Arseniy Akopyan & Anton Petrunin - 32-36 Why Twelve Tones? The Mathematics of Musical Tuning
by Emily Clader - 37-42 Alternatives to Semitones and Quartertones: Music-Theoretical Suggestions
by Reilly Smethurst - 43-44 An Introduction to the Collected Works
by Colin Adams - 45-50 Rotundus: Triangulations, Chebyshev Polynomials, and Pfaffians
by Charles H. Conley & Valentin Ovsienko - 51-56 What Was Jakob Steiner Like?
by Robin Wilson - 57-62 Burning Man’s Mathematical Underbelly
by Seth Stannard Cottrell - 63-67 Puzzle Ninja Ninja
by Jim Henle - 68-68 Reversibility
by Chandler Davis - 69-71 The Abel Prize 2003–2007. The First Five Years by Helge Holden and Ragni Piene (eds.) and The Abel Prize 2008–2012 by Helge Holden and Ragni Piene (eds.)
by Dierk Schleicher - 72-72 Finding Fibonacci: The Quest to Rediscover the Forgotten Mathematical Genius Who Changed the World by Keith Devlin and The Man of Numbers: Fibonacci’s Arithmetic Revolution by Keith Devlin
by Mark Causapin - 73-74 Principes mathématiques de la philosophie naturelle: la traduction française des “Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica” by Isaac Newton and Émilie Du Châtelet edited by Michel Toulmonde
by Osmo Pekonen - 75-76 Émilie du Châtelet’s Institutions physiques. Über die Rolle von Hypothesen und Prinzipien in der Physik. by Andrea Reichenberger
by Clara Carus - 77-78 Das mathematische und naturphilosophische Lernen und Arbeiten der Marquise du Châtelet (1706–1749). Wissenszugänge einer Frau im 18. Jahrhundert By Frauke Böttcher
by Andrea Reichenberger - 79-79 New York Scientific: A Culture of Inquiry, Knowledge, and Learning by István Hargittai and Magdolna Hargittai
by Osmo Pekonen - 80-80 Russia
by Robin Wilson
June 2018, Volume 40, Issue 2
- 1-9 A Bug’s Eye View: The Riemannian Exponential Map on Polyhedral Surfaces
by David Glickenstein - 10-15 Armies of Chess Queens
by Martin F. van Bommel & Katie T. MacEachern - 16-19 Simple Extensions of the Lotka-Volterra Prey-Predator Model
by Mario Bruschi & Francesco Calogero - 20-20 Proof Without Words: The Sum of Squares
by Bikash Chakraborty - 21-29 Bonaventura Cavalieri and Bologna
by Diego L. González & Loris Rabiti & Julyan H. E. Cartwright - 30-32 Gold Rush
by Colin Adams - 33-37 Modified Equations and the Basel Problem
by Mats Vermeeren - 38-44 Emmy’s Time
by Anthony Bonato - 45-49 Mathematicians Who Never Were
by Barbara Pieronkiewicz - 50-54 A Geometric Interpretation of Curvature Inequalities on Hypersurfaces via Ravi Substitutions in the Euclidean Plane
by Bogdan D. Suceavă - 55-63 Equidecomposability of Polyhedra: A Solution of Hilbert’s Third Problem in Kraków before ICM 1900
by Danuta Ciesielska & Krzysztof Ciesielski - 64-66 Soviet Street Mathematics: Landau’s License Plate Game
by Harun Šiljak - 67-75 Mathematics Underfoot: The Formulas That Came to Würzburg from New Haven
by A. J. Bracken - 76-80 The Entertainer
by Jim Henle - 81-81 Snowflake
by Lawrence Mark Lesser - 82-84 Martin Davis on Computability, Computational Logic, and Mathematical Foundations by E. Omodeo and A. Policriti (eds.)
by Jan von Plato - 85-88 A Singular Mathematical Promenade by Étienne Ghys
by Sergei Tabachnikov - 89-90 Abstraction and Infinity by Paolo Mancosu
by Roman Kossak - 91-92 Gifted by Tom Flynn
by Mary W. Gray - 93-97 Leonhard Euler: Mathematical Genius in the Enlightenment by Ronald S. Calinger
by Johan C.-E. Stén - 98-98 19th-Century Algebra
by Robin Wilson
March 2018, Volume 40, Issue 1
- 1-3 The Mathematical Intelligencer Turns Forty!
by Marjorie Senechal - 4-13 The ABCs of Viewing Ringed Planets
by Marc Frantz - 14-17 Does 2 + 3 = 5? In Defence of a Near Absurdity
by Mary Leng - 18-23 Brussels’ Skew Sphere
by Dirk Huylebrouck - 24-25 To the Fields Medal Committee
by Colin Adams - 26-35 The Mathematics of Taffy Pullers
by Jean-Luc Thiffeault - 36-37 Outliers: A Perspective from the Mean
by N. M. Luna - 38-49 Women’s Representation in Mathematics Subfields: Evidence from the arXiv
by Abra Brisbin & Ursula Whitcher - 50-54 Using Kempe Exchanges to Disentangle Kempe Chains
by James A. Tilley - 55-58 A Projective Analogue of Napoleon’s and Varignon’s Theorems
by Quang-Nhat Le - 59-67 On Models and Visualizations of Some Special Quartic Surfaces
by David E. Rowe - 68-72 Meaning to Please
by Jim Henle - 73-78 Integer-Digit Functions: An Example of Math-Art Integration
by Ernesto Estrada - 79-79 Bounding a Sum on a Sleepless Evening (with apologies to Robert Frost)
by R. J. Wolfe - 80-83 4 3 2 1: A Novel by Paul Auster
by Danielle Spencer - 84-85 Calculating the Cosmos: How Mathematics Unveils the Universe by Ian Stewart
by Mauri Valtonen - 86-87 The Proof and the Pudding: What Mathematicians, Cooks, and You Have in Common by Jim Henle
by Pamela Gorkin - 88-89 Recollections of a Jewish Mathematician in Germany by Abraham A. Fraenkel; edited by Jiska Cohen-Mansfield
by James Robert Brown - 90-90 Mathematical Berlin: Science, Sights, and Stories by Iris and Martin Grötschel
by Osmo Pekonen - 91-92 Neumbering
by O.G. Cassani & John Horton Conway - 93-93 Correction to: Neumbering
by O.G. Cassani & John Horton Conway - 94-94 19th-Century Geometry
by Robin Wilson
December 2017, Volume 39, Issue 4
- 1-1 Magical Untangling
by Sophia Healy - 2-8 The Isoperimetric Problem with Density
by Frank Morgan - 9-17 Quiz 1: What Color Was George Washington’s White Horse? The Mathematical Version
by Ulrich Daepp & Pamela Gorkin & Karl Voss - 18-26 Fourier’s Back in Town
by Alain Juhel & Tadeusz Sliwa - 27-29 The Seven Labors of Hercules
by Colin Adams - 30-40 Mathematics on the Chopping Block
by Theodore Kolokolnikov - 41-45 Average Pace and Horizontal Chords
by Keith Burns & Orit Davidovich & Diana Davis - 46-46 Where Are Kolmogorov’s Posthumous Papers?
by Oscar Sheynin - 47-50 Proofs and Guarantees
by James Robert Brown - 51-56 Quadrivium: The Structure of Mathematics as Described in Isidore of Seville’s Etymologies
by Isabel M. Serrano & Lucy H. Odom & Bogdan D. Suceavă - 57-61 When Mathematicians Speak, What Do Poets and Musicians Hear?
by F. Luke Wolcott - 62-65 The Payoff
by Jim Henle