Archive for February 2012

’98 Trail to Pine Cobble

Perfect winter day for my first-ever hike of the Class of 1998 Trail to the top of Pine Cobble. Two and a half hours round-trip from home. Chestnut Trail off Chestnut Street, left on Class of 1998 Trail, right on Appalachian Trail, right on Pine Cobble Trail, back to Williamstown. Photos: (1) illusory cave, (2) first nice view, (3) reaching a high point on ’98, (4) ¬†junction with Appalachian Trail, (5-7) top of Pine Cobble.

Mathematicians Tell Stories

On the occasion of its centennial, the Royal Spanish Math Society has published a commemorative issue of their Revista. Mathematicians describe some early influential encounters with mathematics.

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