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Author:Keith Devlin (Devlin's Angle)
Description: Over the past two or three years, books about mathematics and mathematicians have made their ways onto the bestseller lists, television series about mathematics have been aired, radio programs have carried stories about mathematics, and newspapers and magazines have discovered that large numbers of their readers are interested in articles about mathematics. Within the past eighteen months, math has even made its way into the movies... Devlin discusses the popularity of math in entertainment and the media, following with the following month's year-end article, 1998: A Good Year for Math?

Levels: High School (9-12), College, Research
Languages: English
Resource Types: Articles
Math Topics: Category Theory/Homological Algebra, Prime Numbers, Pi, Patterns/Relationships, Literature/Poetry, Cryptography

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