Calculus of variations: What does "variations" mean? by F. Jones How many equilibria are there? An introduction to Morse theory by R. Forman Aye, there's the rub. An inquiry into why a plucked string comes to rest by S. J. Cox Proof of the double bubble conjecture by F. Morgan Minimal surfaces, flat cone spheres and moduli spaces of staircases by M. Wolf Hold that light! Modeling of traffic flow by differential equations by B. L. Keyfitz.
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