Volume 25 - Issue 3 - February 1993

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An unexpected appearance of π
   L. Short, J. P. Melville
   pp. 65-70

David Hilbert
   B. H. Neumann
   pp. 70-73

Knot guilty
   Keith Austin
   pp. 74-78

George Green to be commemorated in Westminster Abbey
   pp. 78-79

Improving convergence in iterations
   John Mooney
   pp. 80-83

   Dylan Gow
   pp. 84-86

Computer column
   Mike Piff
   pp. 86-87

A sum of binomial coefficients
   P. Glaister
   p. 88

Letter to the Editor: Bernoulli numbers
   Jeremy Bygott
   p. 89

Problems and Solutions
   pp. 89-93

Book review: Fearful Symmetry: Is God a Geometer?
   by I. Stewart, M. Golubitsky (Blackwell, 1992)
   G. N. Thwaites
   pp. 93-94

Book review: The Most Beautiful Mathematical Formulas
   by L. Salem, F. Testard, C. Salem (Wiley, 1992)
   R. J. Webster
   p. 94

Book review: The Crest of the Peacock: Non-European Roots
   of Mathematics by G. G. Joseph (Penguin, 1992)
   Mark Blyth
   p. 95

Book review: Beyond Numeracy by J. A. Paulos  
   (Penguin, 1992)
   Gregory D. Economides
   pp. 95-96

Book review: Understanding Einstein's Theories of Relativity
   by S. Gibilisco (Dover, 1991)
   Dylan Gow
   p. 96

Other books received:
   Advanced Level Mathematics by R. C. Solomon 
   (DP Publications Ltd, 1992)
   Mental Methods in Mathematics by W. Connolly et al 
   (The Mathematical Association, 1992)
   p. 96