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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

Three puzzles from Martin Gardner (1914-2010)

Three puzzles from Martin Gardner (1914-2010)

News of Martin Gardner's death began circulating on Saturday night. For those of you who are unfamiliar with his work, here's a taste of the kinds of puzzles he was famous for bringing to the world.

May 22, 2010 — Philip Yam
Happy (2<sup>5</sup> x 3 - 1)th birthday to Martin Gardner

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
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

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