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Stories by Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

Permutations and paradoxes in combinatorial mathematics

August 1, 1963 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

Topological diversions, including a bottle with no inside or outside

July 1, 1963 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

A discussion of helical structures, from corkscrews to DNA molecules

June 1, 1963 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

"On reptiles, polygons that can make larger and smaller copies of themselves"

May 1, 1963 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

A new paradox, and variations on it, about a man condemned to be hanged

March 1, 1963 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

Curves of constant width, one of which makes it possible to drill square holes

February 1, 1963 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

The author pays his annual visit to Dr. Matrix, the numerologist

January 1, 1963 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

Some simple tricks and manipulations from the ancient lore of string play

December 1, 1962 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

Some puzzles based on checkerboards, and answers to last month's problems

November 1, 1962 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

A collection of puzzles involving numbers, logic and probabilities

October 1, 1962 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

Tests that show whether a large numbers can be divided by a number from 2 to 12

September 1, 1962 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

A variety of diverting tricks collected at a fictitious convention of magicians

August 1, 1962 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

The game of solitaire and some variations and transformations

June 1, 1962 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

How to build a game-learning machine and then teach it to play and to win

March 1, 1962 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

A clutch of diverting problems, and the answers to those of last month

February 1, 1962 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

An adventure in hyperspace at the Church of the Fourth Dimension

January 1, 1962 — Martin Gardner
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