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Category Archives: Announcements
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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, Parts I and II
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 II 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 autosuggest 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 writeup. Both the Los Angeles Times and the MacArthur announcement highlight Candès’s work on compressed sensing. Terry Tao has a spoton … 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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