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Math Horizons - Volume 15

 
  September 2007

 

Arthur T. Benjamin 
Jennifer J. Quinn
Editors

 

Table of Contents

 
2

Uproar over Lions
The Editors

5

Taking Sudoku Seriously
Laura Taalman

10

Environmental Mathematical Modeling: Grand Canyon
Catherine A. Roberts

14

Lumines Forever
Maria Klawe

18 

A Conversation with President Maria
Herbie Huff

20

Organizational Profile: Association for Women in Mathematics
Jennifer Quinn

22

High Fashion Goes Mathematical
Gwen Fisher

26

On Strong Shoulders: Words of Wisdom from a Trailblazer
Ché L. Smith

28

Book Reviews
Lee Kennard and Gwen Spencer

32

Alumnae Profiles: Bryn Mawr College
Lisa Traynor

36

A Serendipitous Sisterhood
Deanna Haunsperger and Stephen Kennedy

38

Down With Bolzano-Weierstrass or Just Rhymin' with Proof
Steve Sawin

39 Problem Section
Andy Liu and Derek Smith

Arthur T. Benjamin  and Jennifer J. Quinn, Editors
 
  November 2007

 

Arthur T. Benjamin 
Jennifer J. Quinn
Editors

 

Table of Contents

5

Euler’s Amicable Numbers
William Dunham

8

Archimedes in the 5th Dimension
Dan Kalman

11

An Interview with Sir Issac Newton
H.W. "Chuck" Straley

16

A Rational Approach to Trigonometry
N.J. Wildberger

21

Mathematical Sudoku
William Lindgren

22

Reflections on Spheres
Annalisa Crannell and Martina Mincheva

28

Book Reviews
Diana Davis and Natalya St. Clair

30

Fascinating Fourier Series
Abhisek Ukil

32

From Double Takes to Double Periods
Leon Harkleroad

36

My Euler Tour
Jonathan Benefiel

38

Geometric Proliferation
Katharine Merow

39 Problem Section
Andy Liu and Derek Smith

Arthur T. Benjamin  and Jennifer J. Quinn, Editors
 
  February 2008

 

Arthur T. Benjamin 
Jennifer J. Quinn
Editors

Table of Contents

5 A Conversation with Michael Moschen
Tim Chartier
7 Visual Gems of Number Theory
Roger B. Nelsen
10 Math for Poets and Drummers
Rachel Wells Hall
12 Crafty Counting
Frank A. Farris
18 Juggling Performers + Math = ?
Gregory S. Warrington
22 Perelman’s Song
Tina S. Chang
25 Old School Graphics
Amy Shell-Gellasch
28 The Center for Women in Math at Smith College
Ruth Haas and James Henle
30 Book Reviews
Jacob McMillen and Natalya St. Clair
32 Problem Section
Andy Liu and Derek Smith

Arthur T. Benjamin  and Jennifer J. Quinn, Editors
 
  April 2008

 

Arthur T. Benjamin 
Jennifer J. Quinn
Editors

Table of Contents

5 Radiology Paging a Good Mathematician: Why Math Can Contribute More to Medicine Than You Might Think
Richard A. Guyer
8 Mathematical Penmanship
Tim Chartier, Daniel Clayton, Michelle Navas, and Mallory Nobles
11 Optimal Soaring: What Is the Best Speed to Fly?
Michael Lundin
16 The Most Marvelous Theorem in Mathematics
Dan Kalman
21 Double Bubble Experiments in the Three-Torus
Nicholas D. Brubaker, Stephen Carter, Sean M. Evans, Daniel E. Kravatz Jr., Sherry Linn, Stephen W. Peurifoy, Ryan Walker
22 Going to Meetings
Robert Vallin
28 Book Reviews
Sam Beck and Lee Kennard
30 The Harvard College Mathematics Review: A New Undergraduate Expository Journal
Daniel Litt and Scott Kominers
32 Alumni Profiles: Saint Michael’s College
George Ashline
36 A Triangle Inequality and its Elementary Proof
José V. Martin and Angel Plaza
38 Problem Section
Andy Liu and Derek Smith

Arthur T. Benjamin  and Jennifer J. Quinn, Editors

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