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A Tribute to Martin Gardner, 1914-2010

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

  • May 25, 2010

Happy (25 x 3 - 1)th birthday to Martin Gardner

Longtime Scientific American columnist Martin Gardner turns 95 Wednesday, and a profile in Tuesday's New York Times honors the mathematical proselytizer who, tireless as ever, marks the milestone himself with the publication of a new book.

October 21, 2009 — John Matson