March 2009


The newest AMS Headlines and Deadlines announces a new AMS graduate student math blog, managed by Frank Morgan, AMS vice-president. They already have posts ranging from finding an advisor to advice on organizing a reading seminar.

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Over at Ars Mathematics Walt points out two articles that blaim mathematicians and physicists for the fall of Wall Street. His conclusion is that mathematics is dangerous when it falls into the wrong hands. I think the problems is more that mathematics is dangerous when it falls into stupid and greedy hands!