2. Simon/Mathematics

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SCOTT SIMON SPEAKS WITH KEITH DEVLIN, DEAN OF SCIENCE AT ST. MARY'S COLLEGE IN MORAGA, CALIFORNIA, EDITOR OF "FOCUS," THE NEWS MAGAZINE OF THE MATHEMATICS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, AND AUTHOR OF THE BOOK MATHEMATICS - THE SCIENCE OF PATTERNS: THE SEARCH FOR ORDER IN LIFE, MIND & THE UNIVERSE, (PUBLISHED BY W.H. FREEMAN, A SUBSIDIARY OF SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, INC.), ABOUT THE "GOLDEN AGE" OF MATHEMATICS. IN THE LAST THIRTY YEARS, SOME OF THE GREATEST MATH PUZZLES HAVE BEEN SOLVED.

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