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Urantia: The Great Cult Mystery
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|August 1, 2008

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Well-known skeptic and acclaimed popular science writer Martin Gardner presents a complete history of the Urantia movement, from its beginnings in the early 20th century to the present day. In addition to providing an outline of the Urantia cult’s…
My Best Mathematical And Logic Puzzles

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The noted expert and longtime author of Scientific American 's Mathematical Games column selects 70 of his favorite "short" puzzles. Enthusiasts can challenge their skills with such mind-bogglers as The Returning Explorer, The Mutilated Chessboard,…
Mathematics, Magic And Mystery
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|January 17, 2012

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Famed puzzle expert explains math behind a multitude of mystifying tricks: card tricks, stage "mind reading," coin and match tricks, counting out games, geometric dissections, etc. Probability, sets, theory of numbers clearly explained. Also, more than 400…
Sphere Packing, Lewis Carroll, and Reversi: Martin Gardners New Mathematical Diversions

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Packing spheres, Reversi, braids, polyominoes, board games, and the puzzles of Lewis Carroll. These and other mathematical diversions return to readers with updates to all the chapters, including new game variations, proofs, and other developments and…
Colossal Book Of Short Puzzles And Problems
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|December 20, 2005

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For more than twenty-five years, Martin Gardner was Scientific American's renowned provocateur of popular math. His yearly gatherings of short and inventive problems were easily his most anticipated math columns. Loyal readers would savor the wit and elegance of…
Martin Gardner's Science Magic: Tricks and Puzzles

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The Master of Mathematical Puzzles collects 89 of his finest magic tricks that will teach both children and adults the scientific principles behind electricity, magnetism, sound, gravity, water, and more. Fun and fascinating, the simple demonstrations involve…
Mathemagische Tricks
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|January 1, 1981

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Origami, Eleusis, and the Soma Cube: Martin Gardners Mathematical Diversions

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Martin Gardner continues to delight readers in Origami, Eleusis, and the Soma Cube, which is the second volume in the new Cambridge series, The New Martin Gardner Mathematical Library, based off his enormously popular Scientific American columns. He introduces…
The Whys Of A Philosophical Scrivener
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|August 21, 1999

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The Whys of a Philosophical Scrivener showcases Martin Gardner as the consummate philosopher, thinker, and great mathematician that he is. Exploring issues that range from faith to prayer to evil to immortality, and far beyond, Garnder challenges the discerning…
The Last Recreations: Hydras, Eggs, and Other Mathematical Mystifications

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Of all of Martin Gardners writings, none gained him a wider audience or was more central to his reputation than his Mathematical Recreations column in Scientific American - which virtually defined the genre of popular mathematics writing for a generation.…
Logik unterm Galgen: Ein Mathematical in 20 Problemen
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|January 1, 1980

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The Universe in a Handkerchief: Lewis Carroll's Mathematical Recreations, Games, Puzzles, and Word…

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This book contains scores of intriguing puzzles and paradoxes from Lewis Carroll, the author of Alice in Wonderland, whose interests ranged from inventing new games like Arithmetical Croquet to important problems in symbolic logic and propositional calculus.…
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