Here are a couple of quick links to math in the news:
- MathTrek: A Prayer for Archimedes
It turns out Archimedes was even closer to discovering calculus than we had thought.
- Tales of the golem: With many cheerful facts about the square of the hypotenuse
While Pythagoras, on the other hand, sees his place in math history threatened by an experimental disproof of the Pythagorean Theorem. [Hat tip: jd2718.]