Posted June 17, 2015 
Demise of Hagoromo blackboard chalk saddens mathematicians 


Posted June 15, 2015 
Étienne Ghys wins inaugural Clay Award for Dissemination of Mathematical Knowledge 


Posted June 12, 2015 
Congratulations Chris Budd OBE! 


Posted June 12, 2015 
BBC Trust announces review of statistics reporting at BBC 


Posted June 4, 2015 
Howard Covington to head new Alan Turing Institute 


Posted May 28, 2015 
Algorithm giants honoured by Gödel and Knuth prizes 


Posted May 27, 2015 
Quantum key distribution gets three orders of magnitude speed up 


Posted May 24, 2015 
In memoriam John Forbes Nash Jr. (1928–2015) 


Posted May 22, 2015 
Burr and Erdos conjecture proved 


Posted May 16, 2015 
Mathematics and Computer Science degrees in top 10 for UK employability 


Posted May 14, 2015 
Mathematicians lobby Nurse Review of UK research councils 


Posted May 5, 2015 
David Spiegelhalter nominated next RSS president 


Posted May 1, 2015 
Congratulations Cocks, Etheridge, Ghahramani, Maini, Marklof, Pila, Thomas and all the new FRSs! 


Posted April 25, 2015 
75th Annual Putnam Competition results announced 


Posted April 20, 2015 
Fourth gold in a row for Daniella Wang at EGMO 2015 


Posted April 18, 2015 
'Mathematician' rated 3rd best job by major jobseek website 


Posted April 12, 2015 
Turing manuscript goes to auction in New York 


Posted March 25, 2015 
2015 Abel Prize awarded to John Forbes Nash and Louis Nirenberg 


Posted March 23, 2015 
FermiPastaUlam problem gets mathematical solution 


Posted March 19, 2015 
LMS launches Sir Christopher Zeeman Archive 


Posted March 13, 2015 
OEIS celebrates 50th with $1000 prize 


Posted March 11, 2015 
Ian Stewart, Steven Strogatz win 2015 Lewis Thomas Prize for Writing About Science 


Posted March 7, 2015 
Congratulations Kavita Bala, new editorinchief, AMC TOG 


Posted March 4, 2015 
Practical quantum computer a step closer 


Posted March 1, 2015 
In memoriam Georg Kreisel (1923–2015) 


Posted February 25, 2015 
International Mathematical Olympiad Foundation gets 'public face' website 


Posted February 23, 2015 
Statisical algorithm >85% accurate predicting 2015 Oscars 


Posted February 18, 2015 
Mochizuki and the ABC conjecture: developments 


Posted February 13, 2015 
Ivory Coast: government pledges Société Mathématiques de Côte d’Ivoire ≈€400K p.a. 


Posted February 8, 2015 
The Topological Tverberg Conjecture is false 


Posted February 5, 2015 
Mathematicians help crack virus RNA packing code 


Posted February 3, 2015 
2015 Wolf Prize awarded to James Arthur 


Posted January 31, 2015 
Scientists create Möbius strip out of light 


Posted January 27, 2015 
Yitang Zhang and twin primes star in new film 


Posted January 23, 2015 
Scientists slow speed of light 


Posted January 19, 2015 
Mathematician wins technical Oscar 


Posted January 13, 2015 
Triangulation conjecture disproved 


Posted January 8, 2015 
Twoplayer limit version of poker solved by game theorists 


Posted January 4, 2015 
Congratulations Margaret Louise Brown OBE and Gwyneth Mary Stallard OBE! 


Posted January 2, 2015 
In memoriam Ivor GrattanGuinness (1941–2014) 


Posted December 9, 2014 
In memoriam Sir Arthur Bonsall (1917–2014) 


Posted December 5, 2014 
New Alan Turing Institute for Data Science confirmed by chancellor 


Posted December 4, 2014 
2015 JMM prizes announced by MAA 


Posted December 3, 2014 
Quantum computer factorises 56153 


Posted December 2, 2014 
MegaMenger: Level 4 Menger sponge (90ε)% complete 


Posted November 25, 2014 
Belfast street to be named after Bell's Theorem 


Posted November 24, 2014 
Happy 2.3^{2}.7th birthday, American Mathematical Society! 


Posted November 14, 2014 
In memoriam Alexandre Grothendieck (1928–2014) 


Posted November 4, 2014 
Fabiola Gianotti to be next Director General of CERN 


Posted October 25, 2014 
In memoriam Kathryn Chaloner (1954–2014) 


Posted October 17, 2014 
Evidence mounts for NSA sabotage of encryption software 


Posted October 13, 2014 
Jean Tirole wins Economics Nobel for mathematical models of market behaviours 


Posted October 8, 2014 
Mathematics & CS count cost of Microsoft Lab closure 


Posted October 4, 2014 
David Blackwell receives posthumous National Medal of Science 


Posted October 3, 2014 
Quantum data compression achieved 


Posted September 28, 2014 
In memoriam Jacqueline A. Stedall (1950–2014) 


Posted September 27, 2014 
Black holes 'disproved' by controversial mathematical model 


Posted September 25, 2014 
In memoriam Alexey Chervonenkis (1938–2014) 


Posted September 23, 2014 
Large increase in quantum state teleportation record 


Posted September 22, 2014 
Mathematical model casts doubt on sharks' mathematical powers 


Posted September 17, 2014 
MacArthur Foundation fellowship for Yitang Zhang 


Posted September 15, 2014 
Richard Lipton awarded 2014 Knuth Prize 


Posted September 13, 2014 
In memoriam Kathleen Ollerenshaw (1912–2014) 


Posted September 12, 2014 
London's Science Museum receives £5m donation for Mathematics 


Posted September 11, 2014 
Memorial to Bill Tutte unveiled in Newmarket 


Posted September 2, 2014 
Chimps outperform humans in game theory experiment 


Posted August 27, 2014 
Simultaneous breakthroughs resolve large prime gaps conjecture 


Posted August 24, 2014 
Mathematician Kate SmithMiles wins 2014 Georgina Sweet award 


Posted August 23, 2014 
In memoriam Bryce McLeod, 1929–2014 


Posted August 18, 2014 
Mathematics becomes most popular UK A Level subject 


Posted August 15, 2014 
Flyspeck project for formal proof of Kepler's Conjecture completed 


Posted August 14, 2014 
Subhash Khot: 2014 Nevanlinna prize winner 


Posted August 13, 2014 
Artur Avila,
Manjul Bhargava, Martin Hairer,
Maryam Mirzakhani: 2014 Fields medallists 


Posted August 7, 2014 
du Sautoy wins 2014 Christopher Zeeman Medal for Promotion of Mathematics to the Public 


Posted August 6, 2014 
Rosetta rendezvouz: a great day for all mathematical sciences 


Posted August 1, 2014 
Physical support for Turing's theory of morphogenesis 


Posted July 29, 2014 
In memoriam David Broomhead (1950–2014) 


Posted July 25, 2014 
Grigory Perelman reportedly relocates to Sweden 


Posted July 23, 2014 
Institute of Measurement awards Thomson Gold medal to Marcus du Sautoy 


Posted July 21, 2014 
Drama about Alan Turing to open 2014 London Film Festival 


Posted July 16, 2014 
RSS announces 2014 Award for Excellence in the Pharmaceutical Industry 


Posted July 13, 2014 
IMO2014: China top for 2nd year running 


Posted July 11, 2014 
IMO2014: >3000 candidates' submissions now being marked 


Posted July 8, 2014 
Geoff Smith elected to lead International Mathematical Olympiad 


Posted July 1, 2014 
Huge success of Ramanujan trailer, viewed over 130000 times on youtube 


Posted June 27, 2014 
Cédric Villani announces Museum of Mathematics for Paris by 2018 


Posted June 23, 2014 
Five winners of inaugural Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics announced 


Posted June 21, 2014 
Fermat's home town unviels new statue 


Posted June 18, 2014 
Michael J. Hopkins awarded 2014 Nemmers Prize 


Posted June 8, 2014 
Turing Test 'passed' at level of 13yearold 


Posted June 5, 2014 
St Andrews best for Mathematics according to Guardian league table 


Posted May 30, 2014 
Consistent 3m teleportation of quantum state achieved 


Posted May 22, 2014 
Congratulations Kate Juschenko: awarded AMS Centennial Fellowship 20142015 


Posted May 16, 2014 
London's Science Museum plans new worldleading mathematics gallery 


Posted May 11, 2014 
Yitang Zhang wins Ostrowski Prize for 2013 


Posted May 9, 2014 
Matt Haig's The Humans set to become major film 


Posted May 2, 2014 
Congratulations Tom Bridgeland, Geoffrey Grimmett, Martin Hairer and Vladimir Markovic, elected Royal Society fellows 


Posted May 1, 2014 
HoTT wins $7.5m dollar grant from US Department of Defense 


Posted April 29, 2014 
Mathematics fills top job spots in Wall St Journal article 


Posted April 26, 2014 
Monkeys able to acquire basic numeracy skills 


Posted April 23, 2014 
Congratulations Ukraine: top in 3rd European Girls' Math Olympiad! 


Posted April 21, 2014 
In memoriam Sandy Green (1926–2014) 


Posted April 8, 2014 
2014 ACM Turing award bestowed on Leslie Lamport 


Posted March 27, 2014 
2014 Abel Prize award bestowed on Yakov G. Sinai 


Posted March 20, 2014 
UK plans new Alan Turing Institute 


Posted March 12, 2014 
Happy 25th Birthday WWW! 


Posted March 2, 2014 
Navier–Stokes in news again thanks to Terry Tao 


Posted February 22, 2014 
New class of convex polyhedra found 


Posted February 19, 2014 
Computer establishes case C = 2 of Erdős Discrepancy Conjecture 


Posted February 14, 2014 
Mathematician wins top prize for public engagement with science prize 


Posted February 3, 2014 
'Amazing' breakthrough in combinatorics announced 


Posted February 3, 2014 
Peter Sarnak awarded 2014 Wolf Prize in Mathematics 


Posted January 31, 2014 
In memoriam Heini Halberstam 


Posted January 25, 2014 
Proposed solution to Clay Millenium problem comes under scrutiny 


Posted January 9, 2014 
2014 Joint Mathematics Meeting draws almost 6500! 


Posted January 9, 2014 
In memoriam design theorist and musician Donald Preece 


Posted December 31, 2013 
Congratulations Celia Hoyles and Frances Kirwan, 2014 New Year Honours recipients! 


Posted December 24, 2013 
Alan Turing granted royal pardon 


Posted December 18, 2013 
Mathematical ability not inate, Norwegian study suggests 


Posted December 1, 2013 
3sphere triangulations counted 


Posted November 25, 2013 
Congratulations Sean Carroll, winner 2013 Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books 


Posted November 23, 2013 
Girls at UK singlesex schools 75% more likely to take maths 


Posted November 21, 2013 
Dramatic new reduction in twin primes gap 


Posted November 20, 2013 
Fred Sanger dies aged 95 


Posted November 10, 2013 
2014 Class of the Fellows of the AMS announced 


Posted November 5, 2013 
Gowers launches Polymath no. 9 


Posted October 29, 2013 
Mathematician to be next head of European Research Council 


Posted October 23, 2013 
Is mathematics all that remains of SUSY? 


Posted October 8, 2013 
New John Baez blog for AMS celebrates mathematics through images 


Posted October 8, 2013 
Congratulations Peter Higgs and Francois Englert! Nobel Physics laureates 2013 


Posted October 5, 2013 
Oxford's Mathematics Institute celebrates its new building 


Posted September 21, 2013 
Stable marriage pioneers honoured by Golden Goose award 


Posted August 6, 2013 
KadisonSinger problem solved 


Posted August 1, 2013 
Functional encryption breakthrough creates nonreverse engineerable software code; practitioners sceptical... 


Posted July 29, 2013 
Mathemagician celebrated in New York Times 


Posted July 26, 2013 
Longdistance quantum cryptography gets closer 


Posted July 14, 2013 
Deep connection announced between quantum nonlocality and game theory 


Posted July 4, 2013 
Congratulations Carnival of Mathematics: issue no. 100 out now!



Posted June 30, 2013 
Zhang twin primes gap down to ∼12000



Posted June 26, 2013 
Zhang twin primes gap reduced to 6× 10^{4}



Posted June 15, 2013 
Beal Conjecture joins $1million list



Posted June 06, 2013 
Carnival of Mathematics no. 99 now on show!



Posted June 03, 2013: 
Falsity of Borsuk’s conjecture lowered to dimension 65



Posted May 16, 2013: 
Two major advances in number theory announced



Posted May 14, 2013: 
Graph theorist Kenneth I. Appel (1932–2013)



Posted May 8, 2013: 
Carnival of Mathematics no. 98 now on show!



Posted April 30, 2013: 
Danielle Wang tops EGMO scoreboard for 2nd year



Posted April 18, 2013: 
Carnival of Mathematics no. 97 now on show!



Posted April 5, 2013: 
Pierre Deligne named 2013 Abel laureate



Posted March 30, 2013: 
Topologist Mary Ellen Rudin (1924– 2013)



Posted February 28, 2013: 
House of Lords launch for LMS " Advancing Women in Mathematics" report



Posted February 12, 2013: 
UK study "first of its kind to quantify the economic value of mathematics research"



Posted February 10, 2013: 
48th known Mersenne prime found



Posted February 6, 2013: 
Carnival of Mathematics no. 95 now on show!



Posted February 3, 2013: 
Fun 2 ,3, 4! A new exhibition at MidHudson Children's Museum, Poughkeepsie NY



Posted January 24, 2013: 
New mathematical model makes gravitinos responsible for dark matter



Posted January 19, 2013: 
2013 Mathematical Art Exhibition Awards announced at JMM



Posted January 10, 2013: 
Carnival of Mathematics no. 94 now on show!



Posted December 29, 2012: 
Congratulations to mathematicians Francis Kelly, Terence Heard and Jenny Ramsden recognised in the 2013 New Year Honours List



Posted December 16, 2012: 
Museum of Mathematics opens its doors in NYC



Posted December 11, 2012: 
Mathematics of Planet Earth 2013 launches



Posted December 6, 2012: 
Carnival of Mathematics no. 93 now on show!



Posted December 2, 2012: 
James Gleick's The Information wins Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books



Posted November 29, 2012: 
NRich offers online primary and secondary level mathpuzzle advent calendars



Posted November 24, 2012: 
WWII carrier pigeon poses puzzle for modern codebreakers



Posted November 20, 2012: 
Fluid dynamics explains Emperor penguin huddling



Posted November 9, 2012: 
New inequalities suggest quantum entanglement effect is genuinely instantaneous



Posted November 9, 2012: 
Euclid lends his support to Battersea Dogs & Cats Home



Posted November 7, 2012: 
Carnival of Mathematics no. 92 now on show!



Posted November 5, 2012: 
AMS announces inaugural class of fellows



Posted October 25, 2012: 
2012 Nobel prize in Economics shared by Alvin E. Roth and Lloyd S. Shapley.



Posted October 21, 2012: 
computer proof announced for Feit–Thomson Theorem.



Posted October 13, 2012: 
Happy 100th birthday to Dame Kathleen Ollerenshaw!



Posted October 13, 2012: 
Carnival of Mathematics no. 91 now on show!



Posted October 9, 2012: 
Congratulations to 2012 Nobel Physics laureates Serge Haroche and
David J. Wineland



Posted October 7, 2012: 
Maria Chudnovskey receives 2012 MacArthur Fellowship



Posted October 4, 2012: 
Congratulations to Peter Neumann and Arieh Iserles, 2012 David Crighton Award winners



Posted October 1, 2012: 
Elsevier widens free online access to archived mathematical publications



Posted September 27, 2012: 
Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books shortlist announced.



Posted September 23, 2012: 
PolyMath Wiki establishes clearing house for abc conjecture proof



Posted September 20, 2012: 
Charles Townes honoured at first Golden Goose Awards ceremony



Posted September 09, 2012: 
Proof of abc conjecture mooted



Posted September 03, 2012: 
Paralympic gold medalist Sophie Christiansen "likes to muse about algebraic number theory"



Posted August 30, 2012: 
William Thurston, giant of topology, leaves.



Posted August 25, 2012: 
Proposed rival to Gaussian elimination prompts lively blog debate



Posted August 6, 2012: 
Carnival of Mathematics no. 89 now on show!



Posted August 1, 2012: 
MAA's Mathfest runs 2–4 August



Posted July 17, 2012: 
South Korea wins 53rd International Mathematical Olympiad with perfect 6 gold medal tally.



Posted July 07, 2012: 
Carnival of Mathematics no. 88 now on show!



Posted June 30, 2012: 
American Mathematical Monthly posts 1894–1922 issues free online at JSTOR.



Posted June 24, 2012: 
Alan Turing's death: Jack Copeland declares ignorabimus.



Posted June 16, 2012: 
Congratulations to Tim Gowers and Manju Tank cited for mathematics in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.



Posted June 13, 2012: 
Carnival of Mathematics no. 87 out today!



Posted May 8, 2012: 
Carnival of Mathematics no. 86 out today!



Posted May 5, 2012: 
Tau gets worldrecord attempt: 1st 2000 digits to be recited by 12 year old



Posted April 18, 2012: 
April is Mathematics Awareness Month



Posted April 1, 2012: 
Endre Szemerédi awarded 2012 Abel prize



Posted March 23, 2012: 
New math teaching award announced by Museum of Mathematics



Posted March 16, 2012: 
Experiment fails to replicate fasterthanlight neutrinos



Posted March 13, 2012: 
π Day is also Einstein's birthday!



Posted March 8, 2012: 
Verbal skills may give girls an advantage in arithmetic



Posted March 4, 2012: 
Wednesday March 7 is World Mathematics Day!



Posted February 24, 2012: 
Turing's morphogenesis gets empirical support



Posted February 19, 2012: 
Mathematicians' Elsevier boycott gains momentum



Posted February 3, 2012: 
5 prime numbers suffice, announces Terence Tao



Posted January 28, 2012: 
Congratulations to Cameron Counts on its milestone 300th posting!



Posted January 19, 2012: 
Herbert S. Wilf, pioneer in combinatorics and computational mathematics, dies at age 81



Posted December 30, 2011: 
Happy 70th birthday Stephen Hawking!



Posted December 30, 2011: 
Brun's constant a featured number for 2011 on BBC Radio 4's More or Less



Posted December 27, 2011: 
Newton manuscripts digitised



Posted December 20, 2011: 
new study finds "gender equity and other sociocultural factors are primary determinants of mathematics performance at all
levels for both boys and girls".



Posted December 16, 2011: 
Google adds function plotting to its search engine.



Posted October 27, 2011: 
Herbert Hauptman, mathematician and chemistry Nobel laureate dies at age 94.



Posted October 20, 2011: 
Ireland celebrates Maths Week 15–22 October



Posted October 06, 2011: 
Bayes' Theorem 'outlawed' by UK judge



Posted October 01, 2011: 
Barbara Keyfitz named 2012 Noether Lecturer



Posted September 22, 2011: 
Top UK mathematicians petition PM against EPSRC 'micromanagement'



Posted September 19, 2011: 
African Institute for Mathematical Sciences opens AIMSSénégal



Posted September 13, 2011: 
3rd annual Maths Prize for Girls will be hosted by MIT for Advantage Testing Foundation on September 17th



Posted September 5, 2011: 
250th Anniversary of Thomas Bayes' death celebrated at Edinburgh University



Posted August 26, 2011: 
Blue Waters supercomputing project in danger of collapse.



Posted July 31, 2011: 
Writer Alex Bellos invites you to join his `what's your favourite number?' experiment!



Posted July 27, 2011: 
4th gold medal makes Lisa Sauermann IMO's most sucessful ever contestant.



Posted July 21, 2011: 
Mathematician Nuno Crato named Minister of Education for Portugal.



Posted July 10, 2011: 
Princeton team tile 3space with octahedra and tetrahedra.



Posted July 6, 2011: 
Future of Mathematics Study invites public input.



Posted June 26, 2011: 
Mathematics Genealogy Project records now exceed 150000 in number.



Posted June 11, 2011: 
Congratulations to atmosphere modeller Huw C. Davies, awarded OBE in Queen's Birthday Honours list.



Posted June 6, 2011: 
Michael Aschbacher Awarded 2011 Schock Prize in Mathematics.



Posted May 30, 2011: 
Alan Turing's classic Halting Problem paper celebrates its 75th birthday.



Posted May 25, 2011: 
Maths graduate Nathan Cleverly installed as WBO boxing champion.



Posted May 14, 2011: 
Today we celebrate the life of Antonia J. Jones (1943–2010).



Posted May 12, 2011: 
Happy 2nd birthday Cameron Counts! a particularly beguiling blog.



Posted May 2, 2011: 
Ravi Kannan wins 2011 Knuth prize for his work in computational complexity and algorithm design.



Posted April 21, 2011: 
American Academy of Arts and Sciences elects woman mathematician: Marsha Berger one of 8 new mathematician members.



Posted April 06, 2011: 
Marcus du Sautoy calls for maths input for BBC LabUK. Got any ideas?



Posted March 24, 2011: 
John Milnor awarded 2011 Abel Prize ‘for pioneering discoveries in topology, geometry and algebra’.



Posted February 19, 2011: 
Scott Chapman named as next editorinchief of world's most widely read mathematics journal.



Posted January 22, 2011: 
Algebraic formula for partition numbers discovered, by Ken Ono and colleagues .



Posted January 15, 2011: 
Congratulations to Sherry Gong of Harvard University, winner of the TwentyFirst Annual Alice T. Schafer Prize !



Posted December 31, 2010: 
Congratulations to statistician Adrian Smith knighted in the New Year's honours list!



Posted December 30, 2010: 
London Mathematical Society launches Phase 1.1 of new website



Posted December 17, 2010: 
The Best Writing on Mathematics 2010 published by Princeton University Press, edited by Mircea Pitici



Posted December 5, 2010: 
Maurice Wilkes, father figure of British computing, dies at 97.



Posted December 2, 2010:  'CERN for industrial mathematics' urged by European Science Foundation.



Posted November 26, 2010: 
'sensational' solution to Erdős's 1946 Distinct Distances Problem presented by Larry Guth and Nets Hawk Katz.



Posted November 19, 2010: 
Mathematician David Mumford received the National Medal of Science from President Obama this week in a White House ceremony.



Posted November 15, 2010: 
Bletchley Park codebreaker Peter Hilton dies at the age of 87.



Posted November 11, 2010: 
Complexity theorists hail breakthrough result in circuit complexity by Ryan Williams of IBM's Almedan Research Center.



Posted November 3, 2010: 
Judith Grabiner scores record fourth Ford Award from the Mathematical Association of America



Posted October 26, 2010: 
Iconic scientist Benoît Mandelbrot dies aged 85, acknowledged as "largely responsible for the present interest in fractal geometry"



Posted October 20, 2010: 
20.10.2010 is United Nations' first World Statistics Day, coinciding with the launch by the Royal Staticial Society of its getstats campaign.



Posted October 19, 2010: 
Over 60 parties now arranged for the worldwide Martin Gardner celebration this Thursday 21st!



Posted October 14, 2010: 
We learn with regret of the death of Alf van der Poorten, notable number theorist and past president of the Australian Mathematical Society



Posted October 12, 2010: 
Thursday 21 October will mark a worldwide celebration of Martin Gardner on what would have been his 96th birthday.



Posted October 7, 2010: 
50 nanometre Möbius strip created using 'DNA' origami by researchers at Arizona State University.



Posted September 24, 2010: 
Winners of 2011 ICIAM prizes in applied mathematics announced (to be presented in Vancouver next July).



Posted September 20, 2010: 
Mathematics of string theory gives testable predictionabout quantum entanglement.



Posted September 16, 2010: 
New algorithm for finding Hamilton cycles beats 40yearold record.



Posted September 9, 2010: 
Proof of nonrelativistic chaos in early universe announced by Katrin Gelfert and Adilson E. Motter.



Posted September 2, 2010: 
Royal Society Prize for Science Books 2010 shortlist announced, including Why Does E=mc^{2}? by Brian Cox and Jeff Forshaw



Posted August 30, 2010: 
Every starting position for Rubik's cube can be solved in 20 moves — it's official!



Posted August 20, 2010: 
2010 Fields medallists announced: Elon Lindenstrauss,
Ngo Bau Chau,
Stan Smirnov and
Cedric Villani.
Read details.



Posted August 18, 2010: 
A serious claim to a proof that P≠NP has earned the attention of some of the world's leading mathematicians. Follow the story from here.



Posted August 13, 2010: 
The statistical world mourns the loss of John Nelder FRS famous for experimental design and for the Generalized Linear Model.



Posted August 7, 2010: 
New record claimed for computed decimals of π: Five trillion places on a single desktop!



Posted July 29, 2010: 
We learn with sorrow of the death of David Blackwell, the worldrenowned statistician, at the age of 91. 
 