ARCHIVED MEDIA COVERAGE OF NKS

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The New York Times, 11 May 2002, sec. 17, pp. 1, 19, "A Man Who Would Shake Up Science," Edward Rothstein.

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 14 May 2002, no. 110, p. 45, "Newton, Einstein, Wolfram?" Dietmar Dath (in German).

Le Monde, 14 May 2002, no. 17822, p. 27, "Stephen Wolfram propose de revisiter les lois de l'Univers," Hervé Morin (in French). [online version]

Salon.com, 15 May 2002, "The Next Newton?" David Appell. [online version]

The Daily Telegraph, 15 May 2002, p. 22, "Is This Man Bigger than Newton and Darwin?" Graham Farmelo. [online version]

Nature, 16 May 2002, vol. 417, no. 6886, pp. 216-218, "What Kind of Science is This?" Jim Giles. [online version]

The Chronicle of Higher Education, 17 May 2002, vol. 48, no. 36, p. 18, "Verbatim," Richard Monastersky.

Helsingin Sanomat Daily, 18 May 2002, "The World and Life--Cellular Automata?" Osmo Pekonen (in Finnish).

The News-Gazette (Champaign-Urbana, IL), 18 May 2002, vol. 150, no. 293, pp. A1, A6, "Preaching a New Kind of Science," Greg Kline. [online version]

Chicago Tribune, 20 May 2002, vol. 156, no. 202, sec. 4, p. 1, "Scientist Breaks Out of the Math Box," Jon Van.

The Dallas Morning News, 20 May 2002, pp. 1C, 7C, "Science From Scratch? Physicist Proposes Radical Explanation of Universe's Complex Nature," Tom Siegfried.

The Dallas Morning News, 20 May 2002, p. 3C, "At Complexity's Core, Scientist Finds Simplicity," Tom Siegfried.

Time, 20 May 2002, p. 67, "How Everything Works," Michael D. Lemonick. [online version]

Sueddeutsche Zeitung, 21 May 2002, "Das Universum als Programm," Ulrich Kühne (in German). [online version]

Nature, 23 May 2002, vol. 417, no. 6887, pp. 381-382, "Science Is a Computer Program," John L. Casti. [online version]

De Volkskrant, 24 May 2002, "Het Universum als Rekenmachine," Martijn van Calmthout (in Dutch).

The Chicago Maroon, 24 May 2002, vol. 113, no. 52, pp. 27, 33, "Stephen Wolfram Looks to the Future of Science," Kovas Boguta.

BusinessWeek, 27 May 2002, no. 3784, pp. 92-94, "Simple Science," Michael Arndt. [online version]

Newsweek, 27 May 2002, vol. 139, no. 21, pp. 56-59, "Great Minds, Great Ideas," Steven Levy. [online version]

The Dallas Morning News, 27 May 2002, pp. 1C, 3C, "Bold Idea Challenges Science's Giants," Tom Siegfried.

Dagens Forskning, 27-28 May 2002, p. 12, "Newton, Darwin, Einstein maka på er - här kommer Wolfram," Hans Sandberg (in Swedish).

The Economist, 30 May 2002, U.S. edition, pp. 79-80, "The Emperor's New Theory."

abcnews.com, 28 May 2002, "A Theory of Everything?" Michael S. Malone. [online version]

The Times Higher Education Supplement (UK), 31 May 2002, no. 1540, p. 2, "Haven't I Seen that Pattern Before...?" Philip Anderson.

The Associated Press, 1 June 2002, BC cycle, "Fifteen years In the Making, Fast Selling Book Proposes 'A New Kind of Science,'" Matt Crenson.

Dr. Dobb's Journal, 1 June 2002, vol. 27, no. 6, p. 79, "Beautiful Math," Michael Swaine.

Wired, 1 June 2002, pp. 132-148, "The Man Who Cracked the Code to Everything ...," Steven Levy. [online version]

SonntagsZeitung, 2 June 2002, p. 87, "Die Welt als riesiger Computer," Robert Pitscheneder (in German).

The Sunday Telegraph, 2 June 2002, p. 31, "If We Could Talk to the Atoms, Just Imagine It," Robert Matthews.

The Sunday Times (UK), 2 June 2002, p. 43, "Move over Hawking?" John Cornwell.

L'Espresso, 6 June 2002, pp. 180-181, 183-184, "Due Geni Per Il XXI Secolo," Steven Levy (in Italian).

The Week (New York), 7 June 2002, "Book of the Week."

LA Weekly, 7-13 June 2002, "The Big Rewrite," Margaret Wertheim. [online version]

National Post (f/k/a The Financial Post), 8 June 2002, p. BK5, "Turning the Math World on Its Ear: A Mathematician Makes Pronouncements About His Field and His Genius," Jonathan Kay.

Corriere Della Sera, 9 June 2002, "Cosi la mia scienza semplice spiega il mondo," Caprara Giovanni (in Italian).

The New York Times, 9 June 2002, sec. 7 p. 10, "You Know That Space-Time Thing? Never Mind" (book review), George Johnson. [online version]

Time (Europe), 10 June 2002, p. 71, "How Everything Works," Michael D. Lemonick.

The New York Times, 11 June 2002, sec. D, p.1, "Did This Man Just Rewrite Science?" Dennis Overbye. [online version]

The Age (Melbourne), 16 June 2002, "The Edge of Genius," Margaret Wertheim.

The New York Times, 16 June 2002, sec 4, p. 14, "What's So New in a Newfangled Science?" George Johnson. [online version]

Newsweek (Japanese edition), 19 June 2002, "Yuniikude katayaburide yawarakana atama," Steven Levy

The Boston Globe, 19 June 2002, vol. 261, no. 170, p. A1, "A Challenging View of the Universe," Gareth Cook.

Publishers Weekly, 24 June 2002, "A New Kind of Self Publishing," Charlotte Abbott. [online version]

Rocky Mountain News, 29 June 2002, p. 5B, "Complexity Is Hidden Deep Inside the Simplest Things," Linda Seebach. [online version]

abcnews.com, 30 June 2002, "A New Kind of Science? New Theory Uses Patterns Rather Than Math to Explain the Universe," John Allen Paulos. [online version]

Folha de São Paulo, 30 June 2002, "A Nova Ciência de Stephen Wolfram," Alessandro Greco (in Portuguese).

Physics Today, July 2002, vol. 55, no. 7, p.55, "Wolfram on Cellular Automata: A Clear and Very Personal Exposition," Leo Kadanoff.

American Scientist, July-Aug 2002, vol. 90, no. 4, pp. 308-312, "The World According to Wolfram," Brian Hayes. [online version]

Scientific Computing World, July-Aug 2002, p. 64, "Mathematica Creator Turns Author," Ray Girvan.

PC World Yugoslavia (Mikro), July-Aug 2002, p. 18, "Jednacine su Prevazidene," Milenko Vasic (in Serbian).

c't: Magazin für Computer Technik, 2002, no. 13, p. 234, "Die Würfel Gottes -- Stephen Wolframs 'neue Art von Wissenschaft,'" Jörn Loviscach (in German).

The San Francisco Chronicle, 1 July 2002, p. A4, "Cosmic Computer--New Philosophy to Explain the Universe," Keay Davidson.

The Philadelphia Inquirer, 4 July 2002, pp. E1, E3, "In One Huge Volume, A Theory of All Science," Faye Flam.

NPR Talk of the Nation/Science Friday*, 5 July 2002, Radio Interview with Stephen Wolfram hosted by Joe Palca. [broadcast]

New Scientist, 6 July 2002, p. 46, "The Book of Revelation," Robert Matthews.

The New York Times Magazine*, 7 July 2002, p. 11, "Complexity Made Simple," Loch Adamson. [online version]

Los Angeles Times, 9 July 2002, pp. A1, A12, "The Code of the Cosmos," Charles Piller. [online version]

The Observer, 14 July 2002, "Life, the Universe and a Game of Chequers," Philip Ball. [online version]

The Hartford Courant, 15 July 2002, "'Life as We Know It' Sits On a Computer Grid," Kevin Canfield.

Providence Journal, 19 July 2002, p. B5, "Cells on God's Screen," Robert Whitcomb.

The Oregonian, 21 July 2002, "Decoding the Cosmic Software of Everything" (book review), James N. Gardner. [online version]

Der Spiegel, 22 July 2002, pp. 132-134, "Die Bibel in der Gaswolke," Manfred Dworschak (in German).

Dagens Nyheter, 23 July 2002, p. B2, "Det komplexa fölijer enkla regler," Oivvio Polite (in Swedish).

Dr. Dobb's Journal, August 2002, pp. 76, 78, 80, "A New Kind of Science," Michael Swaine.

Dilbert Newsletter, no. 42, Aug. 2002, "DNRC Book Club," Scott Adams. [online version]

Focus, August 2002, pp. 83, 85-86, "La scienza 'facile,'" Lorenzo D. Mariani (in Italian).

Quantum Information and Computation, August 2002, vol. 2, no. 5, pp. 410-423, "Book Review on A New Kind of Science," Scott Aaronson.

UnixReview.com, August 2002, "Book Review: A New Kind of Science," Joe Casad. [online version]

Library Journal, August 2002, "Book Review: A New Kind of Science," Gregg Sapp.

The Guardian (London), 3 August 2002, p. 12, "Review: How the Cheetah Got His Spots," Chris Lavers.

The Age (Melbourne), 5 August 2002, p. 3, "Another Big Bang," Peter Huck.

The Dallas Morning News, 6 August 2002, "Life's Complexity Defies Demand for a Designer," Tom Siegfried.

U.S. News & World Report, 19 August 2002, "The Cosmic Code: Does the Universe Run on a Simple Computer Program?" Charles W. Petit. [online version]

Ny Technik, 21 August 2002, p. 15, "En ny sorts vetenskap?" Kai-Anders Sempler (in Swedish).

The Charlie Rose Show*, 23 August 2002 (PBS broadcast).

Dr. Dobb's Journal, September 2002, pp. 71-75, "Wolfram's Computational Equivalence," Michael Swaine.

The Lancet Neurology, September 2002, "Media Watch: A New Kind of Science," David Sharp. [online version]

Physics World, September 2002, "Opening the Book of Revelations," Seth Lloyd. [online version]

La Recherche, September 2002, pp. 87-89, "S. Wolfram: 'Une nouvelle forme de science,'" Olivier Gérard (in French).

Computing in Science & Engineering, September-October 2002, pp. 79-81, "A Reclusive Kind of Science," David H. Bailey.

Computing in Science & Engineering, September-October 2002, pp. 82-83, "A New Kind of Teleology," George Cybenko.

Barron's, 2 September 2002, p.29, "Random Symmetry: Where Numbers and Nature Converge," Lewis Perdue.

Polityka, 2 September 2002, "Boski kod z automatu," Krysztof Szymborski (in Polish).

PC Magazine*, 3 September 2002, "Software as a Window on Nature," Mary Kathleen Flynn. [online version]

National Review, 16 September 2002, pp. 51-52, "Not Quite Copernicus," John Derbyshire.

Government Computing News, 16 September 2002, "Does Modeling Hold the Secrets of the Universe?" John McCormick. [online version]

Der Tagesspiegel, 16 September 2002, "Die Natur--ein Computercode," Vasco Alexander Schmidt (in German). [online version]

The Age (Melbourne), 17 September 2002, "Forget the Ghost, It's God in the Machine," Graeme Philipson.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 30 September 2002, p. A6, "Rule Maker, Rule Breaker: Stephen Wolfram Coming to Pittsburgh to Talk About His Controversial New Theories Defining Natural and Artificial Systems," Byron Spice. [online version]

Books in Canada, October 2002, pp. 25-26, "The Queen Is Dead, Long Live the Queen!" Lila Kari.

Science, 4 October 2002, pp. 65-68, "Is the Universe a Universal Computer?" Melanie Mitchell. [online version]

Boston Globe, 8 October 2002, "Science Musings," Chet Raymo.

The Tartan (Carnegie Mellon), 14 October 2002, "Wolfram Says Science Will Explain Universe's Structure," Michael Szczerban.

Cornell Chronicle, 17 October 2002, p. 1, "Mathematica Creator, Stephen Wolfram, Brings a New Vision of Science to CU," Lissa Harris.

The Times Higher Education Supplement, 18 October 2002, pp. 18-19, "New Kind of Science, Old Kind of Sceptics?" Stephen Phillips.

The Times Higher Education Supplement, 18 October 2002, p. 52, "Wolfram Hits Back at Academic Critics," Steve Farrar.

The Brown Daily Herald, 23 October 2002, "Explaining the Algorithm That Is Life," Hayley Tyler.

Wired News, 23 October 2002, "Simple Code a Model for Universe?" Katie Dean. [online version]

The New York Review of Books, 24 October 2002, "Is the Universe a Computer?" Steven Weinberg. [online version]

Bookmarks, November 2002, pp. 32-33, "Newton? Einstein? Wrong!" Kenneth Moon.

Personal Computing World, November 2002, pp.22-23, "Cosmic Computing--The World According to Wolfram," Clive Akass.

R&D Magazine, November 2002, p.21, "2002 Scientist of the Year: Math, the Universe, and Stephen Wolfram," Tim Studt.

Complexity, November/December 2002, vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 63-65, "Mathematica's First Academic Monograph," Mark Changizi.

The Age (Melbourne), 17 November 2002, "Two-Digit Theory Gets Two Fingers," Roger Franklin.

COMDEX Daily*, 20 November 2002, "Wolfram Explains the Workings of the Universe," Dustin Goot. [online version]

COMDEX Daily, 21 November 2002, "Rethinking the Universe, Wolfram Style," Jim Thompson. [online version]

CNET News.com, 20 November 2002, "Radical Physicist Flatters Computer Fans," Stephen Shankland. [online version]

Tages Anzeiger, Das Magazin, November 24, 2002, vol. 47, pp. 39-45, "Die Welt Ist Ein Eomputer," Stefan Klein.

Vancouver Sun, 25 November 2002, p. B6, "Genius Shares His Eureka Moment: Mathematician and Author Stephen Wolfram Believes He Has Taken a 'Large Step' with A New Kind of Science," Dan Rowe.

The Times Higher Education Supplement, 29 November 2002, p. 24, "Automatic Revelation at a Price," Jonathan Bowen.

ACM SIGACT News, December 2002, vol. 33, no. 4, pp. 15-19, "Review of A New Kind of Science," Hassan Masum.

Focus (UK)*, December 2002, p. 106, "A Quick Chat with Stephen Wolfram," Emma Bayley.

Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society, 2003, vol. 40, no. 1, pp. 143-150, "Book Review: A New Kind of Science," Steven G. Krantz.

Discover, January 2003, p. 48, "The Wolfram Controversy" (100 Top Science Stories of 2002), Keith Devlin.

IEEE Professional Communication Society Newsletter, January/February 2003, "Stephen Wolfram's New Kind of Science Communication," Jamie Hutchinson.

New Criterion, January 2003, "Big Science," James Franklin.

Popular Science, January 2003, p. 73, "Top Science Stories--2002: Is Life a Simple Program?" Greg Mone.

Sciences et Avenir, January 2003, pp. 78-79, "Le nouveau jeu de la vie," David Larousserie (in French).

PW Daily for Booksellers, 10 January 2003, "Heavy Hitter: Weighing Wolfram's Whopping A New Kind of Science," Judith Rosen.

O'Reilly Network*, 21 January 2003, "Stephen Wolfram on Bioinformatics." [online version]

CERN Courier, 22 January 2003, "Bookshelf: A New Kind of Science," Luis Alvarez-Gaume. [online version]

Aftenposten, 30 January 2003, "Universet på 1-2-3!," Dag Herbjørnsrud (in Norwegian). [online version]

Engineering and Science, February 2003, "New Science or Old Math?." [online version]

O'Reilly Network, 5 February 2003, "Wolfram Offers Bioinformaticians a New Kind of Science," Daniel H. Steinberg. [online version]

Stanford Daily, 11 February 2003, "Wolfram Gives New Outlook," Michael Miller. [online version]

Applied Mechanics Reviews, March 2003, vol. 56, no. 2, pp. B18-B19, "A New Kind of Science," M. Gad-el Hak.

Library Journal, March 1, 2003, "Best Sci-Tech Books of 2002: Asking Big Questions," Gregg Sapp. [online version]

C-SPAN 2*, March 30, March 31, and April 19, 2003, "About Books: Stephen Wolfram" (92nd Street Y discussion with Robert Krulwich). [broadcast]

Weltwoche, April 2003, issue 13, "Wir sind nichts Besonderes," Steffan Heuer (in German).

WBUR World of Ideas*, April 6, 2003, "A New Kind of Science." [NPR broadcast]

The Scientist*, April 7, 2003, vol. 17, no. 7, "First Person: Stephen Wolfram." [online version]

Financial Times, April 12, 2003, p. 3, "Lunch with the FT: Stephen Wolfram," Simon London.

The New York Times, April 25, 2003, "Best Graphic Design by an Eminent Scientist" (in "A Frontier Spirit in Anxious Times"), Herbert Muschamp. [online version]

Bio-IT World*, vol. 2, no. 5, May 2003, "Horizons: A New Kind of Something." [online version]

Research News and Opportunities in Science and Theology, May 2003, "Big, Bad Wolfram Out to Blow Science's House Down," Heather Wax.

Skeptical Inquirer, vol. 27, no. 3, May/June 2003, pp. 53-54, "Divining Science's Simple Rules," Anutosh Moitra.

SIAM Review, June 2003, v. 45, n. 2, pp. 361-365, "Featured Review: A New Kind of Science," G. Bard Ermentrout.

New Technology Week, v. 17, n. 22, 2 June 2003 "Simple Computer Models May Explain It All, Author Says," Richard Mullen.

forskning.no, 17 June 2003, "Vår beregnende verden", Ole Jørgen Anfindsen (in Norwegian) [online version]

Focus (UK), no. 129, August 2003, pp. 60-65, "A New Kind of Science?" Robert Mathews.

The Professional Geographer, vol. 55, no. 3, August 2003, "A New Kind of Science," Lee De Cola.

Science News, vol. 164, no. 7, 18 August 2003, "In Search of a Scientific Revolution," Peter Weiss. [online version]

Washington Technology, 29 September 2003, vol. 18, no. 13, "Survivor Guide: Stephen Wolfram, Scientist and Founder and CEO of Wolfram Research," Joab Jackson. [online version]

The American Mathematical Monthly, November 2003, pp.851-860, "Review: A New Kind of Science," Rudy Rucker.

Journal of Recreational Mathematics, vol. 31 no. 4, 2002-2003, pp. 287-88, "A New Kind of Science", Charles Ashbacher.

The Bulletin of Symbolic Logic, March 2004, pp. 112-114, "Review: A New Kind of Science, John Baldwin. [online version]

Complexity Digest Virtual Conference Network*, Interview with Stephen Wolfram at the International Conference on Complex Systems 2004. [online recording]

Astrobiology Magazine, March 4, 2004, "Questioning the Prime Directive." [online version]

Le Courrier International, July 29, 2004, "La complexité, rien de plus simple." [online version]

Computing in Science & Engineering, July-August 2004, pp. 3-5, "In Response to a Recent Book Review," Kovas Boguta. [published version] [full version]

Journal of Computational Intelligence and Applications, vol. 4, no. 1, 2004, pp. 109-114, "Book Review: A New Kind of Science," George N. Reeke Jr.

Current Biography, February 2005, vol. 66, no. 2, pp. 83-89, "Wolfram, Stephen."

The Daily Princetonian, 17 February 2005, "Wolfram Speaks on Math Modeling," Michael Hsu. [online version]

Dr. Dobb's Journal, March 2005, pp. 84-86, "The Blind Men and the Elephant," Michael Swaine. [online version]

Clarín, 9 April 2005, "Una revolución a la medida de los autómatas," Andres Hax. [online version]

L'Internaute, 5 November 2005, "L'ordinateur, le chaos et la complexité," Jérôme Morlon. [online version]

The Rutland Herald, 22 July 2007, "Inside the Computational Universe," Roger Cooke. [online version]


* verbatim interview

Note: Only articles specifically about NKS and Stephen Wolfram are included here. There are many additional articles that mention or discuss NKS and Stephen Wolfram along with other topics.

See the NKS Bibliography for scholarly works referring to A New Kind of Science.