(which is short for "mathematica") in an xterm window. You should get a message that mathematica is trying to start up on bessel and a new window should pop up in a few seconds. If you want a fancier x-window version of mathematica, complete with equation making pallettes, etc., type
If these commands don't successfully start up on bessel from your machine, try typing
in an xterm window on your machine, and then type
in the bessel xterm window that pops up. If you type in a command like
and hit RETURN, a graphics window should pop up on your screen at the console of the machine in front of you.
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