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Mathematical Games

Challenging chess tasks for puzzle buffs and answers to the recreational problems

May 1, 1972 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

A topological problem with a fresh twist, and eight other new recreational puzzles

April 1, 1972 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

The graceful graphs of Solomon Golomb, or how to number a graph parsimoniously

March 1, 1972 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

Dr. Matrix poses some heteroliteral puzzles while peddling perpetual motion in Houston

February 1, 1972 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

Further encounters with touching cubes, and the paradoxes of Zeno as "supertasks"

December 1, 1971 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

Advertising premiums to beguile the mind; classics by Sam Loyd, master puzzle-poser

November 1, 1971 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

New puzzles from the game of Halma, the noble ancestor of Chinese checkers

October 1, 1971 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

The plaiting of Plato's polyhedrons and the asymmetrical yin-yang-lee

September 1, 1971 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

Ticktacktoe and its complications, and answers to the quickie puzzles

August 1, 1971 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

The Turing game and the question it presents: Can a computer think?

June 1, 1971 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

Geometric fallacies: hidden errors pave the road to absurd conclusions

April 1, 1971 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

The orders of infinity, the topological nature of dimension and "supertasks"

March 1, 1971 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

On cellular automata, self-reproduction, the Garden of Eden and the game "life"

February 1, 1971 — Martin Cardner

Mathematical Games

The paradox of the nontransitive dice and the elusive principle of indifference

December 1, 1970 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

A new collection of short problems and the answers to some of "life's"

November 1, 1970 — Martin Gardner

Mathematical Games

The fantastic combinations of John Conway's new solitaire game "life"

October 1, 1970 — Martin Gardner
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