In what would be his centennial year, Martin Gardner, the longtime author of Scientific American's celebrated Mathematical Games column, still inspires mathematicians and puzzle lovers
The “Mathematical Games” column in Scientific American that began in January 1957 is a legend in publishing, even though it’s been almost 30 years since the last one appeared.
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A challenge that the famous puzzler Martin Gardner put forward long ago remains open
For 25 years, he wrote Scientific American's Mathematical Games column, educating and entertaining minds as well as launching the careers of generations of mathematicians
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