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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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Job Posting – Associate Editor at Mathematical Reviews

Mathematical Reviews is hiring!  We are looking for a new Associate Editor to start in late spring or summer 2018.  The new editor should have expertise in algebra and an interest in a range of algebraic topics, such as representation theory, … Continue reading

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Yves Meyer wins the Abel Prize

Yves Meyer has been selected to win the 2017 Abel Prize.  The citation is “for his pivotal role in the development of the mathematical theory of wavelets”.  His work is certainly well known within mathematics, especially within harmonic analysis and in … Continue reading

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Things have changed

We have given MathSciNet some upgrades. As of January 3rd, 2017, MathSciNet will be running on new software, which has allowed us to add some great new features, with more to come in February 2017.  This post provides some highlights of how … Continue reading

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Twenty thousand reviewers!

As of November 12, Mathematical Reviews has over 20,000 active reviewers!  The input of researchers from around the world helps to make MathSciNet such a valuable tool.  We are truly grateful for your efforts.  Thank you!

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MSC2020 – Mathematics Subject Classification update

MSC2020 Announcement of the plan to revise the Mathematics Subject Classification Mathematical Reviews (MR) and zbMATH cooperate in maintaining the Mathematics Subject Classification (MSC), which is used by these reviewing services, publishers, and others to categorize items in the mathematical … Continue reading

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