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Title Save Cancel. He has also written puzzles for many other books and newspapers, such as Scott Kim's puzzle column for Discover magazine. With his wife Karen, Farrell has helped to organize the biannual Gathering for Gardner conferences, which started in as an invitation-only event for people connected with Martin Gardner. In Farrell and his wife took over from A.

## Martin Gardner

Martin Gardner October 21, , Tulsa, Oklahoma is a popular American mathematics and science writer specializing in recreational mathematics, but with interests encompassing magic conjuring , literature especially Lewis Carroll , "pseudoscience", philosophy, and religion.

He wrote the "Mathematical Games" column in Scientific American from to and has published over 70 books. He popularized Deterministic Bulgarian Solitaire. Martin Gardner grew up in and around Tulsa, Oklahoma. Navy as a yeoman. While his primary duty was signaling by means of flags and lights, demanding superb eyesight, he was also secretary to the ship's captain and other officers.

After the war, Gardner attended college at the University of Chicago and earned a bachelor's degree in philosophy there. He also attended graduate school at the University of Chicago, but he did not earn a master's degree there. The rest of his education he achieved independently through his wide reading and library research. For many decades, Gardner, his wife Charlotte, and their two sons lived in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, where he earned his living as an independent author, publishing books with several different publishers, and also publishing hundreds of magazine articles in various magazines.

Either by choice or a happy coincidence, he lived on Euclid Avenue. In , he and his wife semi-retired and moved to Hendersonville, North Carolina where they lived in relative seclusion. He and his wife had a long and happy marriage until her death in Martin Gardner more or less single-handedly sustained and nurtured interest in recreational mathematics in the U. He is best known for his decades-long efforts in popular mathematics and science journalism, particularly through his "Mathematical Games" column in Scientific American.

The "Mathematical Games" column ran from to and introduced many subjects to a wider audience, including:. In , on Gardner's retirement, the column was replaced by Douglas Hofstadter's "Metamagical Themas", a name that is an anagram of "Mathematical Games". Gardner also wrote a "puzzle" story column for Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction magazine for a while in the late s and early s. This wiki. This wiki All wikis. Sign In Don't have an account? Start a Wiki. Gardner coined the term mathemagician.

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## The Mathemagician and Pied Puzzler: A Collection in Tribute to Martin Gardner

Frank Baum , and G. The Annotated Alice , which incorporated the text of Carroll's two Alice books, was his most successful work and sold over a million copies. Gardner was best known for creating and sustaining interest in recreational mathematics —and by extension, mathematics in general—throughout the latter half of the 20th century, principally through his "Mathematical Games" columns, which appeared for twenty-five years in Scientific American , and his subsequent books collecting them. Gardner was one of the foremost anti-pseudoscience polemicists of the 20th century. Gardner, son of a petroleum geologist , grew up in and around Tulsa, Oklahoma. His lifelong interest in puzzles started in his boyhood when his father gave him a copy of Sam Loyd 's Cyclopedia of Puzzles, Tricks and Conundrums. His ship was still in the Atlantic when the war came to an end with the surrender of Japan in August

Description : Comprises an imaginative collection of pieces created in tribute to Martin Gardner. Contains pieces as widely varied as Gardner's own interests ranging from limericks to lengthly treatises, from mathematical journal articles to personal stories. Download or read it online for free here: Download link 2. Amusements in Mathematics by Henry Ernest Dudeney - Nelson brainteasers based on algebra, arithmetic, permutations, probability, plane figure dissection, properties of numbers, etc. Intriguing, witty, paradoxical productions of one of the world's foremost creators of puzzles.

The Mathemagician and Pied Puzzler: A Collection in Tribute to Martin Gardner. Pages · · MB · Downloads· English. by Berlekamp E.

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Sparks, , 58 pages, 0. Amusements in Mathematics by Henry Ernest Dudeney, , pages. Krantz, , pp, 1.

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*Martin Gardner October 21, , Tulsa, Oklahoma is a popular American mathematics and science writer specializing in recreational mathematics, but with interests encompassing magic conjuring , literature especially Lewis Carroll , "pseudoscience", philosophy, and religion. He wrote the "Mathematical Games" column in Scientific American from to and has published over 70 books. He popularized Deterministic Bulgarian Solitaire.*

### Books and Articles

Martin Gardner October 21, —May 22, [1] [2] was an American writer. He had many interests, so he wrote about many topics. He wrote about mathematics , magic , literature , philosophy , skepticism , and religion. He wrote the "Mathematical Games" column in the Scientific American magazine from to Gardner also sometimes wrote under pen names. As " Uriah Fuller " he wrote Confessions of a Psychic.

Martin Gardner October 21, —May 22, [1] [2] was an American writer. He had many interests, so he wrote about many topics. He wrote about mathematics , magic , literature , philosophy , skepticism , and religion. He wrote the "Mathematical Games" column in the Scientific American magazine from to Gardner also sometimes wrote under pen names. As " Uriah Fuller " he wrote Confessions of a Psychic.