Martin Gardner

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Martin Gardner (1914 - ), born October 21, 1914 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Recreational mathematician and author of the 'Mathematical Games' column in Scientific American.

He more or less singlehandedly sustained and nurtured interest in recreational mathematics for most of a century. He was also interested in magic and the skeptical movement associated with James Randi.

Books by Martin Gardner:

  • Mathematical Games
  • The Ambidextrous Universe
  • The Annotated Alice
  • others... add later...
  • The Last Recreations

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