Posts tagged with puzzles

Friday, October 21st, 2011

Jay Leno meets Martin Gardner

It is October 21, 2011 and around the world have been, are, or soon will be Celebration of Mind events to honor Martin Gardner who was born on this day in 1914. His work and writing, which infused fun into math, touched millions of lives. The Celebration of Mind at Davidson College will be in […]

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

Word Sums

Today, Celebration of Mind events are being held worldwide to mark what would have been Martin Gardner’s 96th birthday, including an event at Davidson College. Gardner’s wide-reaching career spanned 80 years. He loved puzzles, illusions, and paradoxes. It’s been said that he brought “more mathematics, to more millions, than anyone else,” and also that he […]