## Mathematical Games, August 1978

A Möbius band has a finite thickness, and so it is actually a twisted prism

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A Möbius band has a finite thickness, and so it is actually a twisted prism

August 1, 1978 — Martin Gardner

On Charles Sanders Peirce: philosopher and gamesman

July 1, 1978 — Martin Gardner

A mathematical zoo of astounding critters, imaginary and otherwise

June 1, 1978 — Martin Gardner

The Bells: versatile numbers that can count partitions of a set, primes and even rhymes

May 1, 1978 — Martin Gardner

White and brown music, fractal curves and one-over-f fluctuations

April 1, 1978 — Martin Gardner

Count Dracula, Alice, Portia and many others consider various twists of logic

March 1, 1978 — Martin Gardner

On checker jumping, the amazon game, weird dice, card tricks and other playful pastimes

February 1, 1978 — Martin Gardner

The sculpture of Miguel Berrocal can be taken apart like an interlocking mechanical puzzle

January 1, 1978 — Martin Gardner

Dr. Matrix goes to Cailfornia to apply punk to rock study

December 1, 1977 — Martin Gardner

In which joining sets of points by lines leads into diverse (and diverting) paths

November 1, 1977 — Martin Gardner

On playing New Eleusis, the game that simulates the search for truth

October 1, 1977 — Martin Gardner

On conic sections, ruled surfaces and other manifestations of the hyperbola

September 1, 1977 — Martin Gardner

A new kind of cipher that would take millions of years to break

August 1, 1977 — Martin Gardner

Cutting things into equal parts leads into significant areas of mathematics

July 1, 1977 — Martin Gardner

The concept of negative numbers and the difficulty of grasping it

June 1, 1977 — Martin Gardner

The "jump proof" and its similarity to the toppling of a row of dominoes

May 1, 1977 — Martin Gardner

The pool-table triangle, a limerick paradox and divers other challenges

April 1, 1977 — Martin Gardner

Cornering a queen leads unexpectedly into corners of the theory of numbers

March 1, 1977 — Martin Gardner

The flip-strip sonnet, the lipogram and other mad modes of wordplay

February 1, 1977 — Martin Gardner

Extraordinary nonperiodic tiling that enriches the theory of tiles

January 1, 1977 — Martin Gardner

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