MAA Writing Awards
1996--A Triple Anniversary
Year of Award: 1997
Award: Trevor Evans
Publication Information: Math Horizons, Sept. 1996, pp. 8-13
Summary: 1996 is the centennial of the first proof of the prime number theorem, the bicentennial of the discovery of the geometric constructability of the regular 17-gon, and the tricentennial of the publication of the first calculus textbook.
About the Author: (from Math Horizons, Sept. (1996)) William Dunham is Professor of Mathematics at Muhlenberg College.