Category Archives: Announcements

MR4000000

Today, item number MR4000000 was added to MathSciNet. Hurray!  It is a paper on a local Jacquet-Langlands correspondence by Vincent Sécherre and Shaun Stevens, published in Compositio Mathematica. 

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3

After posting about Booker and Sutherland’s cool expression of 42 as a sum of three cubes, Drew Sutherland wrote to say that they found a new way to write 3 as a sum of three cubes: $569936821221962380720^3 + (-569936821113563493509)^3 +  … Continue reading

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42

The number 42 is famous for its occurrence in The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. In 2032, Adele might come out with a new album with 42 as its title.  But today, the fame of the number 42 has to … Continue reading

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Everything in Its Right Place: An Expert Guide to Searching with MathSciNet, Part I

In the September issue of the Notices Amer. Math. Soc., I have a column that is Part I of a guide to using MathSciNet.  This part focuses on Publications Searches, which are the most common searches.  Part 2 will be … Continue reading

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Journal Profile Pages

We have recently updated the Journal Profile Pages in MathSciNet to present the amazing information we have about the many journals Mathematical Reviews covers.  Whenever possible, we offer graphical formats for the data, as well as tables.  The Mathematical Reviews Database … Continue reading

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Juan Meza, new Director of DMS

Juan Meza has been appointed as the new director of the Division of Mathematical Sciences (DMS) of the NSF, as of February 20, 2018.  Meza works in scientific computing and numerical analysis. Before coming to the NSF, he was at University of … Continue reading

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May we suggest…

MathSciNet now has an auto-suggest feature for Author Searches and Journal Searches.  The feature uses the databases themselves to help you with your searches. 

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MathSciNet is now a cloud atlas to the mathematics literature

We are moving to the cloud. 

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Gravitational Waves

The 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to Rainer Weiss, Barry C. Barish, and Kip S. Thorne for their work on the detection of gravitational waves. (See Note 1.)  The physics and engineering that go into this accomplishment are … Continue reading

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Emmanuel Candès – MacArthur Fellow

Emmanuel Candès has won a prestigious MacArthur Fellowship.  The official announcement is here.  The LA Times has a nice write-up.   Both the Los Angeles Times and the MacArthur announcement highlight Candès’s work on compressed sensing.  Terry Tao has a spot-on … Continue reading

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