(The new SIGACT News chair wnated me to post a letter he send to all SIGACT members on my blog in case you are not in SIGACT. He thinks you should be. I think so to so next year he won't ask me to do this. Here is his letter: here) As many of you know there was a BREAKTHROUGH on the problem of the The Chromatic Number of The Plane. There have been fine blog posts on this by Gil Kalai her