- * Dr. Matrix (The Moon), (ar)
*Scientific American*October 1969, as "A Numeranalysis by Dr. Matrix of the Lunar Flight of Apollo 11" - * Dr. Matrix (Wordsmith College), (ar)
*Scientific American*January 1967, as "Dr. Matrix Delivers a Talk on Acrostics" - * The Dybbuk and the Hexagram, (pz)
*Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine*November 1983 - * Eccentric Chess and Other Problems, (ar)
*Scientific American*February 1970, as "Nine New Puzzles to Solve" - * The Eerie Mathematical Art of Maurits C. Escher, (ar)
*Scientific American*April 1966 -
**Mathematical Carnival**by Martin Gardner, Knopf, 1975, as "The Art of M. C. Escher" - * Egyptian Fractions, (ar)
*Scientific American*October 1978, as "Puzzles and Number-Theory Problems Arising from the Curious Fractions of Ancient Egypt" - * Eight Problems, (ar)
*Scientific American*February 1960, as "A Fifth Collection of “Brain-Teasers”" - * Eight Problems, (ar)
*Scientific American*February 1962, as "A Clutch of Diverting Problems" - * The Eight Queens and Other Chessboard Diversions, (ar)
*Scientific American*November 1962, as "Some Puzzles Based on Checkerboards" - * Elegant Triangles, (ar)
*Scientific American*June 1970, as "Elegant Triangle Theorems Not to Be Found in Euclid" - * Elegant Triangle Theorems Not to Be Found in Euclid, (ar)
*Scientific American*June 1970 -
**Mathematical Circus**by Martin Gardner, Knopf, 1979, as "Elegant Triangles" - * Eleusis: The Induction Game, (ar)
*Scientific American*June 1959, as "An Inductive Card Game" - * Elevators, (ar)
*Scientific American*February 1973, as "Up-And-Down Elevator Games and Piet Hein’s Mechanical Puzzles" - * The Ellipse, (ar)
*Scientific American*February 1961, as "Diversions That Involve One of the Classic Conic Sections: the Ellipse" - * The Erasing of Philbert the Fudger, (pz)
*Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine*November 1979 - * Euclid’s Parallel Postulate and Its Modern Offspring, (ar)
*Scientific American*October 1981 -
**Last Recreations: Hydras, Eggs, and other Mathematical Mystifications**by Martin Gardner, Copernicus Books, 1997, as "Non-Euclidean Geometry" - * Euler’s Spoilers: the Discovery of an Order-10 Graeco-Latin Square, (ar)
*Scientific American*November 1959, as "How Three Modern Mathematicians Disproved a Celebrated Conjecture of Leonhard Euler" - * Everything, (ar)
*Scientific American*May 1976, as "A Few Words About Everything There Was, Is and Ever Will Be" - * Exploring Carter’s Crater, (pz)
*Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine*January 1979 - * The Explosion of Blabbage’s Oracle, (pz)
*Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine*August 1979 - * Extraordinary Nonperiodic Tiling That Enriches the Theory of Tiles, (ar)
*Scientific American*January 1977 -
**Penrose Tiles to Trapdoor Ciphers**by Martin Gardner, W.H. Freeman & Co., 1989, as "Penrose Tiling" - * Extraterrestrial Communication, (ar)
*Scientific American*August 1965, as "Thoughts on the Task of Communication with Intelligent Organisms on Other Worlds" - * Factorial Oddities, (ar)
*Scientific American*August 1967, as "In Which a Computer Prints Out Mammoth Polygonal Factorials" - * Fallacies, (ar)
*Scientific American*January 1958, as "A Collection of Tantalizing Fallacies of Mathematics" - * The Fall of Flatbush Smith, (vi)
*Esquire*September 1947 - * The Fantastic Combinations of John Conway’s New Solitaire Game “Life”, (ar)
*Scientific American*October 1970 -
**Wheels, Life, and Other Mathematical Amusements**by Martin Gardner, W.H. Freeman & Co., 1983, as "The Game of Life, Part I" - * Fearful Symmetry, (br)
*The New York Review of Books*December 3 1992 - * A Few Words About Everything There Was, Is and Ever Will Be, (ar)
*Scientific American*May 1976 -
**Mathematical Magic Show**by Martin Gardner, Knopf, 1977, as "Everything" - * Fibonacci and Lucas Numbers, (ar)
*Scientific American*March 1969, as "The Multiple Fascinations of the Fibonacci Sequence" - * Fibonacci Bamboo, (pz)
*Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine*September 1983 - * Fiction About Life in Two Dimensions, (ar)
*Scientific American*July 1962 -
**The Unexpected Hanging and Other Mathematical Diversions**by Martin Gardner, Simon & Schuster, 1969, as "Flatlands" - * A Fifth Collection of “Brain-Teasers”, (ar)
*Scientific American*February 1960 -
**Martin Gardner’s New Mathematical Diversions from Scientific American**by Martin Gardner, Simon & Schuster, 1966, as "Eight Problems" - * Finger Arithmetic, (ar)
*Scientific American*September 1968, as "Counting Systems and the Relationship Between Numbers and the Real World" - * Fingers and Colors on Chromo, (pz)
*Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine*August 1982 - * First Answers, (ms)
**Science Fiction Puzzle Tales**by Martin Gardner, Penguin, 1983 - * First Answers, (ms)
**Puzzles from Other Worlds**by Martin Gardner, Oxford University Press, 1986 - * The Five Platonic Solids, (ar)
*Scientific American*December 1958, as "Diversions Which Involve the Five Platonic Solids" - * Flarp Flips a Fiver, (pz)
*Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine*March 1983 - * Flarp Flips Another Fiver, (pz)
*Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine*mid December 1985 - * Flatlands, (ar)
*Scientific American*July 1962, as "Fiction About Life in Two Dimensions" - * The Flip-Strip Sonnet, the Lipogram and Other Mad Modes of Wordplay, (ar)
*Scientific American*February 1977 - * Flo’s Freudian Slips, (ss)
*Esquire*October 1947 - * Foreword, (fw)
**Puzzles from Other Worlds**by Martin Gardner, Oxford University Press, 1986 - * The Four-Color Map Theorem, (ar)
*Scientific American*September 1960, as "The Celebrated Four-Color Map Problem of Topology" - * Four Mathematical Diversions Involving Concepts of Topology, (ar)
*Scientific American*October 1958 -
**More Mathematical Puzzles and Diversions**by Martin Gardner, Pelican, 1966, as "Recreational Topology" - * Fourth Answers, (ms)
**Puzzles from Other Worlds**by Martin Gardner, Oxford University Press, 1986 - * Four Unusual Board Games, (ar)
*Scientific American*October 1963, as "About Two New and Two Old Mathematical Board Games" - *
**Fractal Music, Hypercards and More…: Mathematical Recreations from Scientific American**, (W.H. Freeman & Co., 1992, nf) - * Fractal Song, (pm)
*Star*Line*March/April 1980 - * Free Will Revisited, with a Mind-Bending Prediction Paradox by William Newcomb, (ar)
*Scientific American*July 1973 -
**Knotted Doughnuts and Other Mathematical Entertainments**by Martin Gardner, W.H. Freeman & Co., 1986, as "Newcomb’s Paradox" -
**The Night Is Large: Collected Essays, 1938-1995**by Martin Gardner, Penguin, 1997, as "Newcomb’s Paradox" - * Freud, Fleiss, and Emma’s Nose, (ar)
*The Skeptical Inquirer*Summer 1984 - * Freud’s Friend Wilhelm Fliess and His Theory of Male and Female Life Cycles, (ar)
*Scientific American*July 1966 -
**Mathematical Carnival**by Martin Gardner, Knopf, 1975, as "The Numerology of Dr. Fliess" - * From Burrs to Berrocal, (ar)
*Scientific American*January 1978, as "The Sculpture of Miguel Berrocal Can Be Taken Apart Like an Interlocking Mechanical Puzzle" - * From Counting Votes to Making Votes Count: the Mathematics of Elections, (ar)
*Scientific American*October 1980 -
**Last Recreations: Hydras, Eggs, and other Mathematical Mystifications**by Martin Gardner, Copernicus Books, 1997, as "Voting Mathematics" - * From Rubber Ropes to Rolling Cubes, a Miscellany of Refreshing Problems, (ar)
*Scientific American*March 1975 -
**Time Travel and Other Mathematical Bewilderments**by Martin Gardner, W.H. Freeman & Co., 1988, as "The Rubber Rope and Other Problems" - * Fun and Serious Business with the Small Electronic Calculator, (ar)
*Scientific American*July 1976 -
**Time Travel and Other Mathematical Bewilderments**by Martin Gardner, W.H. Freeman & Co., 1988, as "Fun with a Pocket Calculator" - * Fun with a Pocket Calculator, (ar)
*Scientific American*July 1976, as "Fun and Serious Business with the Small Electronic Calculator" - * Fun with Eggs, (ar)
*Scientific American*April 1980, as "Fun with Eggs: Uncooked, Cooked and Mathematic" - * Fun with Eggs: Uncooked, Cooked and Mathematic, (ar)
*Scientific American*April 1980 -
**Last Recreations: Hydras, Eggs, and other Mathematical Mystifications**by Martin Gardner, Copernicus Books, 1997, as "Fun with Eggs" - * Further Encounters with Touching Cubes, and the Paradoxes of Zeno As “Supertasks”, (ar)
*Scientific American*December 1971 -
**Wheels, Life, and Other Mathematical Amusements**by Martin Gardner, W.H. Freeman & Co., 1983, as "Salmon on Austin’s Dog" - * A Game in Which Standard Pieces Composed of Cubes Are Assembled Into Larger Forms, (ar)
*Scientific American*September 1958 -
**More Mathematical Puzzles and Diversions**by Martin Gardner, Pelican, 1966, as "The Soma Cube" - * The Game of Halma, (ar)
*Scientific American*October 1971, as "New Puzzles from the Game of Halma, the Noble Ancestor of Chinese Checkers" - * The Game of Hex, (ar)
*Scientific American*July 1957, as "Concerning the Game of Hex, Which May Be Played on the Tiles of the Bathroom Floor" - * The Game of Life, Part I, (ar)
*Scientific American*October 1970, as "The Fantastic Combinations of John Conway’s New Solitaire Game “Life”" - * The Game of Life, Part II, (ar)
*Scientific American*February 1971, as "On Cellular Automata, Self-Reproduction, the Garden of Eden and the Game “Life”" - * The Game of Solitaire and Some Variations and Transformations, (ar)
*Scientific American*June 1962 -
**The Unexpected Hanging and Other Mathematical Diversions**by Martin Gardner, Simon & Schuster, 1969, as "Peg Solitaire" - * The Games and Puzzles of Lewis Carroll, (ar)
*Scientific American*March 1960 - * Games of Strategy for Two Players: Star Nim, Meander, Dodgem and Rex, (ar)
*Scientific American*June 1975 -
**Time Travel and Other Mathematical Bewilderments**by Martin Gardner, W.H. Freeman & Co., 1988, as "Dodgem and Other Simple Games" - * Game Theory, Guess It, Foxholes, (ar)
*Scientific American*December 1967, as "Game Theory Is Applied (For a Change) to Games" - * Game Theory Is Applied (For a Change) to Games, (ar)
*Scientific American*December 1967 -
**Mathematical Magic Show**by Martin Gardner, Knopf, 1977, as "Game Theory, Guess It, Foxholes" - * Gardner’s Whys, (br)
*The New York Review of Books*December 8 1983, as by George Groth - * Gauss’s Congruence Theory Was Mod As Early As 1801, (ar)
*Scientific American*February 1981 -
**Last Recreations: Hydras, Eggs, and other Mathematical Mystifications**by Martin Gardner, Copernicus Books, 1997, as "Modulo Arithmetic and Hummer’s Wicked Witch" - * Generalized Ticktacktoe, (ar)
*Scientific American*April 1979, as "In Which Players of Tic-Tac-Toe Are Taught to Hunt Bigger Game" - * Geometric Constructions with a Compass and a Straightedge, and Also with a Compass Alone, (ar)
*Scientific American*September 1969 -
**Mathematical Circus**by Martin Gardner, Knopf, 1979, as "Mascheroni Constructions" - * Geometric Dissections, (ar)
*Scientific American*November 1961, as "Wherein Geometrical Figures Are Dissected to Make Other Figures" - * Geometric Fallacies, (ar)
*Scientific American*April 1971, as "Geometric Fallacies: Hidden Errors Pave the Road to Absurd Conclusions" - * Geometric Fallacies: Hidden Errors Pave the Road to Absurd Conclusions, (ar)
*Scientific American*April 1971 -
**Wheels, Life, and Other Mathematical Amusements**by Martin Gardner, W.H. Freeman & Co., 1983, as "Geometric Fallacies" - * Georges Perec, (br)
*Dimensions*v4 #3, 1989 - * G. Hovah’s Decision Paradox, (pz)
*Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine*November 1980 -
**Science Fiction Puzzle Tales**by Martin Gardner, Penguin, 1983, as "Blabbage’s Decision Paradox" - * The Golden Galaxy, (ar)
*The Journal of Science-Fiction*Fall 1951 - * Golomb’s Graceful Graphs, (ar)
*Scientific American*March 1972, as "The Graceful Graphs of Solomon Golomb, or How to Number a Graph Parsimoniously" - * The Gongs of Ganymede, (pz)
*Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine*December 21 1981 - * Good Dancing, Sailor!, (ss)
*The University of Kansas City Review*Spring 1946 - * The Graceful Graphs of Solomon Golomb, or How to Number a Graph Parsimoniously, (ar)
*Scientific American*March 1972 -
**Wheels, Life, and Other Mathematical Amusements**by Martin Gardner, W.H. Freeman & Co., 1983, as "Golomb’s Graceful Graphs" - * Graphs That Can Help Cannibals, Missionaries, Wolves, Goats and Cabbages Get There from Here, (ar)
*Scientific American*March 1980 -
**Last Recreations: Hydras, Eggs, and other Mathematical Mystifications**by Martin Gardner, Copernicus Books, 1997, as "Directed Graphs and Cannibals" - * Graph Theory, (ar)
*Scientific American*April 1964, as "Various Problems Based on Planar Graphs, or Sets of Vertices Connected by Edges" - * Great Moments in Pseudoscience, (ar)
*Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine*July 1983 - * The Great Ring of Neptune, (pz)
*Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine*July/August 1978 - * Group Theory and Braids, (ar)
*Scientific American*December 1959, as "Diversions That Clarify Group Theory, Particularly by the Weaving of Braids" - * A Handful of Combinatorial Problems Based on Dominoes, (ar)
*Scientific American*December 1969 -
**Mathematical Circus**by Martin Gardner, Knopf, 1979, as "Dominoes" - * The Helix, (ar)
*Scientific American*June 1963, as "A Discussion of Helical Structures, from Corkscrews to Dna Molecules" - * Henry Ernest Dudeney: England’s Greatest Puzzlist, (ar)
*Scientific American*June 1958, as "About Henry Ernest Dudeney, a Brilliant Creator of Puzzles" - * Hexaflexagons, (ar)
*Scientific American*December 1956 - * Hexes and Stars, (ar)
*Scientific American*July 1974, as "On the Patterns and the Unusual Properties of Figurate Numbers" - * H.G. Wells in Russia, (ar)
*The Freeman*May 1995 [Ref. H. G. Wells] - * The Hierarchy of Infinities and the Problems It Spawns, (ar)
*Scientific American*March 1966 -
**Mathematical Carnival**by Martin Gardner, Knopf, 1975, as "Aleph-Null and Aleph-One" - * Home Sweet Home, (pz)
*Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine*July 1982 - * The Horrible Horns [
*Monte Featherstone*], (ss)*The London Mystery Magazine*#7, 1950 - * The Horse on the Escalator, (ss)
*Esquire*October 1946 - * Hot or Cold, (pz)
**Science Puzzlers**by Martin Gardner & Anthony Ravielli, Macmillan, 1960 - * House on Fire [
*Humpty Dumpty Junior*], (ss)*Humpty Dumpty’s Magazine for Little Children*#220, September 1974 - * How Bagson Bagged a Board Game, (pz)
*Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine*May 1979 - * How Crock and Watkins Cracked a Code, (pz)
*Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine*December 1979 - * How Lavinia Finds a Room on University Avenue, and Other Geometric Problems, (ar)
*Scientific American*April 1981 -
**Last Recreations: Hydras, Eggs, and other Mathematical Mystifications**by Martin Gardner, Copernicus Books, 1997, as "Lavinia Seeks a Room and Other Problems" - * How Not to Talk About Mathematics, (br)
*The New York Review of Books* - * How Rectangles, Including Squares, Can Be Divided Into Squares of Unequal Size, (ar)
*Scientific American*November 1958 -
**More Mathematical Puzzles and Diversions**by Martin Gardner, Pelican, 1966, as "Phi: The Golden Ratio" - * How’s-That-Again Flanagan, (pz)
*Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine*February 1985 - * How the Absence of Anything Leads to Thoughts of Nothing, (ar)
*Scientific American*February 1975 -
**Mathematical Magic Show**by Martin Gardner, Knopf, 1977, as "Nothing" - * How Three Modern Mathematicians Disproved a Celebrated Conjecture of Leonhard Euler, (ar)
*Scientific American*November 1959 -
**Martin Gardner’s New Mathematical Diversions from Scientific American**by Martin Gardner, Simon & Schuster, 1966, as "Euler’s Spoilers: the Discovery of an Order-10 Graeco-Latin Square" - * How to Be a Psychic, Even if You Are a Horse or Some Other Animal, (ar)
*Scientific American*May 1979 -
**Fractal Music, Hypercards and More…: Mathematical Recreations from Scientific American**by Martin Gardner, W.H. Freeman & Co., 1992, as "Psychic Wonders and Probability" - * How to Build a Game-Learning Machine and Teach It to Play and Win, (ar)
*Scientific American*March 1962 -
**The Unexpected Hanging and Other Mathematical Diversions**by Martin Gardner, Simon & Schuster, 1969, as "A Matchbox Game-Learning Machine" - * How to Cook a Puzzle, or Mathematical One-Uppery, (ar)
*Scientific American*May 1966 -
**Mathematical Carnival**by Martin Gardner, Knopf, 1975, as "Cooks and Quibble-Cooks" - * How to Play Dominoes in Two and Three Dimensions, (ar)
*Scientific American*March 1961 -
**Martin Gardner’s New Mathematical Diversions from Scientific American**by Martin Gardner, Simon & Schuster, 1966, as "The 24 Color Squares and the 30 Color Cubes" - * How to Remember Numbers by Mnemonic Devices Such as Cuff Links and Red Zebras, (ar)
*Scientific American*October 1957 -
**Mathematical Puzzles and Diversions**by Martin Gardner, Pelican, 1966, as "Memorizing Numbers" - * How to Solve Puzzles by Graphing the Rebounds of a Bouncing Ball, (ar)
*Scientific American*September 1963 -
**Martin Gardner’s Sixth Book of Mathematical Games from Scientific American**by Martin Gardner, W.H. Freeman & Co., 1971, as "Bouncing Balls in Polygons and Polyhedrons" - * How to Trisect an Angle, (ar)
*Scientific American*June 1966, as "The Persistence (And Futility) of Efforts to Trisect the Angle" - * How to Triumph at Nim by Playing Safe, and John Horton Conway’s Game “Hackenbush”, (ar)
*Scientific American*January 1972 -
**Wheels, Life, and Other Mathematical Amusements**by Martin Gardner, W.H. Freeman & Co., 1983, as "Nim and Hackenbush" - * How to Turn a Chessboard Into a Computer and to Calculate with Negabinary Numbers, (ar)
*Scientific American*April 1973 -
**Knotted Doughnuts and Other Mathematical Entertainments**by Martin Gardner, W.H. Freeman & Co., 1986, as "Napier’s Abacus" - * How to Use the Odd-Even Check for Tricks and Problem-Solving, (ar)
*Scientific American*December 1963 -
**Martin Gardner’s Sixth Book of Mathematical Games from Scientific American**by Martin Gardner, W.H. Freeman & Co., 1971, as "Parity Checks" - * How to Use This Book, (ms)
**Science Fiction Puzzle Tales**by Martin Gardner, Penguin, 1983 - * H.S.M Coxeter, (ar)
*Scientific American*April 1961, as "Concerning the Diversions in a New Book on Geometry" - * Humpty Falls Again, (pz)
*Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine*May 1982 - * Hustle Off to Buffalo, (pz)
*Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine*April 1986 - * Hyperbolas, (ar)
*Scientific American*September 1977, as "On Conic Sections, Ruled Surfaces and Other Manifestations of the Hyperbola" - * Hypercubes, (ar)
*Scientific American*November 1966, as "Is It Possible to Visualize a Four-Dimensional Figure?" - * The Hypnotic Fascination of Sliding-Block Puzzles, (ar)
*Scientific American*February 1964 -
**Martin Gardner’s Sixth Book of Mathematical Games from Scientific American**by Martin Gardner, W.H. Freeman & Co., 1971, as "Sliding-Block Puzzles" - * The I Ching, (ar)
*Scientific American*January 1974, as "The Combinatorial Basis of the “I Ching,” the Chinese Book of Divination and Wisdom" - * The Icosian Game and the Tower of Hanoi, (ar)
*Scientific American*May 1957, as "About the Remarkable Similarity Between the Icosian Game and the Tower of Hanoi" - * The Imaginableness of the Imaginary Numbers, (ar)
*Scientific American*August 1979 -
**Fractal Music, Hypercards and More…: Mathematical Recreations from Scientific American**by Martin Gardner, W.H. Freeman & Co., 1992, as "Imaginary Numbers" - * An Imaginary Dialogue on “Mathemagic”: Tricks Based on Mathematical Principles, (ar)
*Scientific American*August 1960 -
**Martin Gardner’s New Mathematical Diversions from Scientific American**by Martin Gardner, Simon & Schuster, 1966, as "Victor Eigen: Mathemagician" - * Imaginary Numbers, (ar)
*Scientific American*August 1979, as "The Imaginableness of the Imaginary Numbers" - * Incidental Information About the Extraordinary Number Pi, (ar)
*Scientific American*July 1960 -
**Martin Gardner’s New Mathematical Diversions from Scientific American**by Martin Gardner, Simon & Schuster, 1966, as "The Transcendental Number Pi" - * Induction and Probability, (ar)
*Scientific American*March 1976, as "On the Fabric of Inductive Logic, and Some Probability Paradoxes" - * An Inductive Card Game, (ar)
*Scientific American*June 1959 -
**More Mathematical Puzzles and Diversions**by Martin Gardner, Pelican, 1966, as "Eleusis: The Induction Game" - * Infinite Regress, (ar)
*Scientific American*April 1965, as "The Infinite Regress in Philosophy, Literature and Mathematical Proof" - * The Infinite Regress in Philosophy, Literature and Mathematical Proof, (ar)
*Scientific American*April 1965 -
**Martin Gardner’s Sixth Book of Mathematical Games from Scientific American**by Martin Gardner, W.H. Freeman & Co., 1971, as "Infinite Regress" - * Infinity and Information, (br)
*The New York Review of Books*December 3 1987 - * Inner Planets Quiz, (pz)
*Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine*August 1985 - * In Some Patterns of Numbers or Words There May Be Less Than Meets the Eye, (ar)
*Scientific American*September 1979 -
**Fractal Music, Hypercards and More…: Mathematical Recreations from Scientific American**by Martin Gardner, W.H. Freeman & Co., 1992, as "Pi and Poetry: Some Accidental Patterns" - * The Inspired Geometrical Symmetries of Scott Kim, (ar)
*Scientific American*June 1981 -
**Last Recreations: Hydras, Eggs, and other Mathematical Mystifications**by Martin Gardner, Copernicus Books, 1997, as "The Symmetry Creations of Scott Kim" - * Introduction, (in)
**Mathematical Puzzles and Diversions**by Martin Gardner, Pelican, 1966 - * Introduction, (in)
**More Mathematical Puzzles and Diversions**by Martin Gardner, Pelican, 1966 - * Introduction, (in)
**The Night Is Large: Collected Essays, 1938-1995**by Martin Gardner, Penguin, 1997 - * In Which a Computer Prints Out Mammoth Polygonal Factorials, (ar)
*Scientific American*August 1967 -
**Mathematical Magic Show**by Martin Gardner, Knopf, 1977, as "Factorial Oddities" - * In Which a Mathematical Aesthetic Is Applied to Modern Minimal Art, (ar)
*Scientific American*November 1978 -
**Fractal Music, Hypercards and More…: Mathematical Recreations from Scientific American**by Martin Gardner, W.H. Freeman & Co., 1992, as "Minimal Sculpture" - * In Which Dm (Dr. Matrix) Is Revealed As the Guru of Pm (Pentagonal Meditation), (ar)
*Scientific American*November 1976 -
**The Magic Numbers of Dr. Matrix**by Martin Gardner, Prometheus Books, 1985, as "Dr. Matrix (Calcutta)" - * In Which Joining Sets of Points by Lines Leads Into Diverse (And Diverting) Paths, (ar)
*Scientific American*November 1977 -
**Penrose Tiles to Trapdoor Ciphers**by Martin Gardner, W.H. Freeman & Co., 1989, as "Ramsey Theory" - * In Which Monster Curves Force Redefinition of the Word “Curve”, (ar)
*Scientific American*December 1976 -
**Penrose Tiles to Trapdoor Ciphers**by Martin Gardner, W.H. Freeman & Co., 1989, as "Mandelbrot’s Fractals" - * In Which Players of Tic-Tac-Toe Are Taught to Hunt Bigger Game, (ar)
*Scientific American*April 1979 -
**Fractal Music, Hypercards and More…: Mathematical Recreations from Scientific American**by Martin Gardner, W.H. Freeman & Co., 1992, as "Generalized Ticktacktoe" - * In Which the Author Chats Again with Dr. Matrix, Numerologist Extraordinary, (ar)
*Scientific American*January 1961 -
**The Magic Numbers of Dr. Matrix**by Martin Gardner, Prometheus Books, 1985, as "Dr. Matrix (Los Angeles)" - * In Which the Editor of This Department Meets the Legendary Bertrand Apollinax, (ar)
*Scientific American*May 1961 -
**Martin Gardner’s New Mathematical Diversions from Scientific American**by Martin Gardner, Simon & Schuster, 1966, as "Mr. Apollinax Visits New York" -
**The Night Is Large: Collected Essays, 1938-1995**by Martin Gardner, Penguin, 1997, as "Mr. Apollinax Visits New York" - * The Irrelevance of Conan Doyle, (ar)
**Beyond Baker Street**ed. Michael Harrison, Bobbs-Merrill, 1976 - * The Irrelevance of “Everything”, (ar)
*Scientific American*1976 - * Isiah Berlin: Fox or Hedgehog?, (ar)
*Dimensions*v6 #2, 1991 - * Is It a Superintelligent Robot or Does Dr. Matrix Ride Again?, (ar)
*Scientific American*December 1978 -
**The Magic Numbers of Dr. Matrix**by Martin Gardner, Prometheus Books, 1985, as "Dr. Matrix (Chautauqua)" - * Is It Possible to Visualize a Four-Dimensional Figure?, (ar)
*Scientific American*November 1966 -
**Mathematical Carnival**by Martin Gardner, Knopf, 1975, as "Hypercubes" - * Is “Realism” a Dirty Word?, (ar)
*American Journal of Physics*March 1989 - * It Happened Even to Houdini, (ar)
*Argosy*October 1950 - * It’s All Done with Mirrors, (pz)
*Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine*mid December 1984 - * James Hugh Riley Shows, Inc., (ar)
*Scientific American*April 1959, as "The Mathematical Diversions of a Fictitious Carnival Man" - * Jam, Hot, and Other Games, (ar)
*Scientific American*February 1967, as "Mathematical Strategies for Two-Person Contests" - * The Jinn from Hyperspace, (pz)
*Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine*July 6 1981 - * The Jock Who Wanted to Be Fifty, (pz)
*Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine*August 1983 - * John Horton Conway’s Book Covers an Infinity of Games, (ar)
*Scientific American*September 1976 -
**Penrose Tiles to Trapdoor Ciphers**by Martin Gardner, W.H. Freeman & Co., 1989, as "Conway’s Surreal Numbers" - * The “Jump Proof” and Its Similarity to the Toppling of a Row of Dominoes, (ar)
*Scientific American*May 1977 -
**Penrose Tiles to Trapdoor Ciphers**by Martin Gardner, W.H. Freeman & Co., 1989, as "Mathematical Induction and Colored Hats" - * Klein Bottles and Other Surfaces, (ar)
*Scientific American*July 1963, as "Topological Diversions, Including a Bottle with No Inside or Outside" - * Klingon and Other Artificial Languages, (ar)
*The Skeptical Inquirer*July/August 1995 - * Knights of the Square Table, (ar)
*Scientific American*October 1967, as "Problems That Are Built on the Knight’s Move in Chess" - * Knots and Borromean Rings, (ar)
*Scientific American*September 1961, as "Surfaces with Edges Linked in the Same Way As the Three Rings of a Well-Known Design" - *
**Knotted Doughnuts and Other Mathematical Entertainments**, (W.H. Freeman & Co., 1986, nf) - * The Knotted Molecule and Other Problems, (ar)
*Scientific American*November 1970, as "A New Collection of Short Problems and the Answers to Some of “Life’s”" - * Knotty Problems with a Two-Hole Torus, (ar)
*Scientific American*December 1972 -
**Knotted Doughnuts and Other Mathematical Entertainments**by Martin Gardner, W.H. Freeman & Co., 1986, as "Doughnuts: Linked and Knotted" - * The Lady Says “Check!”, (ss)
*Esquire*January 1948 -
**The No-Sided Professor**by Martin Gardner, Prometheus, 1987, as "Nora Says “Check.”" - * The Laffer Curve, (ar)
*Scientific American*December 1981, as "The Laffer Curve and Other Laughs in Current Economics" -
**Knotted Doughnuts and Other Mathematical Entertainments**by Martin Gardner, W.H. Freeman & Co., 1986 -
**The Night Is Large: Collected Essays, 1938-1995**by Martin Gardner, Penguin, 1997 - * The Laffer Curve and Other Laughs in Current Economics, (ar)
*Scientific American*December 1981 -
**Knotted Doughnuts and Other Mathematical Entertainments**by Martin Gardner, W.H. Freeman & Co., 1986, as "The Laffer Curve" -
**The Night Is Large: Collected Essays, 1938-1995**by Martin Gardner, Penguin, 1997, as "The Laffer Curve" - *
**Last Recreations: Hydras, Eggs, and other Mathematical Mystifications**, (Copernicus Books, 1997, nf) - * The Lattice of Integers, (ar)
*Scientific American*May 1965, as "The Lattice of Integers Considered As an Orchard or a Billiard Table" - * The Lattice of Integers Considered As an Orchard or a Billiard Table, (ar)
*Scientific American*May 1965 -
**Martin Gardner’s Sixth Book of Mathematical Games from Scientific American**by Martin Gardner, W.H. Freeman & Co., 1971, as "The Lattice of Integers" - * Laugh, Bird, Laugh [
*Humpty Dumpty Junior*], (ss)*Humpty Dumpty’s Magazine for Little Children*#229, July 1975 - * Lavinia Seeks a Room and Other Problems, (ar)
*Scientific American*April 1981, as "How Lavinia Finds a Room on University Avenue, and Other Geometric Problems" - * Left or Right?, (ss)
*Esquire*February 1951 - * Left or Right?, (ar)
*Scientific American*March 1958, as "About Left- and Right-Handedness, Mirror Images and Kindred Matters" - * Lessons from Dr. Matrix in Chess and Numerology, (ar)
*Scientific American*January 1971 -
**The Magic Numbers of Dr. Matrix**by Martin Gardner, Prometheus Books, 1985, as "Dr. Matrix (Honolulu)" - * Lewis Carroll and His Alice Books, (ar)
**The Annotated Alice**by Lewis Carroll, Clarkson Potter, 1960 - * The Life and Work of Sam Loyd, a Mighty Inventor of Puzzles, (ar)
*Scientific American*August 1957 -
**Mathematical Puzzles and Diversions**by Martin Gardner, Pelican, 1966, as "Sam Loyd: America’s Greatest Puzzlist" - * Limits of Infinite Series, (ar)
*Scientific American*November 1964, as "Some Paradoxes and Puzzles Involving Infinite Series and the Concept of Limit" - * “Look-See” Diagrams That Offer Visual Proof of Complex Algebraic Formulas, (ar)
*Scientific American*October 1973 -
**Knotted Doughnuts and Other Mathematical Entertainments**by Martin Gardner, W.H. Freeman & Co., 1986, as "Look-See Proofs" - * Look-See Proofs, (ar)
*Scientific American*October 1973, as "“Look-See” Diagrams That Offer Visual Proof of Complex Algebraic Formulas" - * A Loop of String, (ar)
*Scientific American*December 1962, as "Some Simple Tricks and Manipulations from the Ancient Lore of String Play" - * Lost on Capra, (pz)
*Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine*Summer 1977 - * Love and Tiddlywinks, (vi)
*Esquire*September 1949 - * The Loves of Lady Coldpence, (ss)
*Esquire*March 1948 - * Lucifer at Las Vegas, (pz)
*Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine*April 1980 - * Luke Warm at Forty Below, (pz)
*Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine*November 23 1981 - * Machismo on Byronia, (pz)
*Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine*Winter 1977 - * Macmahon’s Color Triangles and the Joys of Fitting Them Together, (ar)
*Scientific American*October 1968 -
**Mathematical Magic Show**by Martin Gardner, Knopf, 1977, as "Colored Triangles and Cubes" - *
**The Magic Numbers of Dr. Matrix**, (Prometheus Books, 1985, nf) - * Magic Squares, (ar)
*Scientific American*March 1959, as "Concerning the Properties of Various Magic Squares" - * Magic Squares and Cubes, (ar)
*Scientific American*January 1976, as "A Breakthrough in Magic Squares, and the First Perfect Magic Cube" - * Magic Stars and Polyhedrons, (ar)
*Scientific American*December 1965, as "Magic Stars, Graphs and Polyhedrons" - * Magic Stars, Graphs and Polyhedrons, (ar)
*Scientific American*December 1965 -
**Mathematical Carnival**by Martin Gardner, Knopf, 1975, as "Magic Stars and Polyhedrons" - * Magic with a Matrix, (ar)
*Scientific American*January 1957, as "A New Kind of Magic Square with Remarkable Properties" - * Mandelbrot’s Fractals, (ar)
*Scientific American*December 1976, as "In Which Monster Curves Force Redefinition of the Word “Curve”" - *
**Martin Gardner’s New Mathematical Diversions from Scientific American**, (Simon & Schuster, 1966, nf) - *
**Martin Gardner’s Sixth Book of Mathematical Games from Scientific American**, (W.H. Freeman & Co., 1971, nf) - * Mascheroni Constructions, (ar)
*Scientific American*September 1969, as "Geometric Constructions with a Compass and a Straightedge, and Also with a Compass Alone" - * A Matchbox Game-Learning Machine, (ar)
*Scientific American*March 1962, as "How to Build a Game-Learning Machine and Teach It to Play and Win" - * Matches, (ar)
*Scientific American*July 1969, as "Tricks, Games and Puzzles That Employ Matches As Counters and Line Segments" - * Mathematical Card Tricks, (ar)
*Scientific American*September 1957, as "Concerning Various Card Tricks with a Mathematical Message" - *
**Mathematical Carnival**, (Knopf, 1975, nf) - * Mathematical Chess Problems, (ar)
*Scientific American*June 1979, as "Chess Problems on a Higher Plane, Including Mirror Images, Rotations and the Superqueen" - *
**Mathematical Circus**, (Knopf, 1979, nf) - * The Mathematical Diversions of a Fictitious Carnival Man, (ar)
*Scientific American*April 1959 -
**More Mathematical Puzzles and Diversions**by Martin Gardner, Pelican, 1966, as "James Hugh Riley Shows, Inc." - * Mathematical Induction and Colored Hats, (ar)
*Scientific American*May 1977, as "The “Jump Proof” and Its Similarity to the Toppling of a Row of Dominoes" - *
**Mathematical Magic Show**, (Knopf, 1977, nf) - * Mathematical Magic Tricks, (ar)
*Scientific American*August 1964, as "Concerning Several Magic Tricks Based on Mathematical Principles" - *
**Mathematical Puzzles and Diversions**, (Pelican, 1966, nf) - * Mathematical Strategies for Two-Person Contests, (ar)
*Scientific American*February 1967 -
**Mathematical Carnival**by Martin Gardner, Knopf, 1975, as "Jam, Hot, and Other Games" - * Mathematical Tricks with Cards, (ar)
*Scientific American*July 1972, as "Amazing Mathematical Card Tricks That Do Not Require Prestidigitation" - * Mathematical Zoo, (ar)
*Scientific American*June 1978, as "A Mathematical Zoo of Astounding Critters, Imaginary and Otherwise" - * A Mathematical Zoo of Astounding Critters, Imaginary and Otherwise, (ar)
*Scientific American*June 1978 -
**Fractal Music, Hypercards and More…: Mathematical Recreations from Scientific American**by Martin Gardner, W.H. Freeman & Co., 1992, as "Mathematical Zoo" - * Mathematics and the Folkways, (ar)
*Journal of Philosophy*March 30 1950 - * Mazes, (ar)
*Scientific American*January 1959, as "About Mazes and How They Can Be Traversed" - * Mechanical Puzzles, (ar)
*Scientific American*September 1959, as "Concerning Mechanical Puzzles, and How an Enthusiast Has Collected 2,000 of Them" - * Meet Private Eye Oglesby, (ss)
*The London Mystery Magazine*#8, February/March 1951, as "Crunchy Wunchy’s First Case" - * Melody-Making Machines, (ar)
*Scientific American*December 1974, as "The Arts As Combinatorial Mathematics, or How to Compose Like Mozart with Dice" - * Memorizing Numbers, (ar)
*Scientific American*October 1957, as "How to Remember Numbers by Mnemonic Devices Such as Cuff Links and Red Zebras" - * Merlina and the Colored Ice, (ss)
*A.D.*Fall 1951 - * Minimal Sculpture, (ar)
*Scientific American*November 1978, as "In Which a Mathematical Aesthetic Is Applied to Modern Minimal Art" - * Minimal Steiner Trees, (ar)
*Scientific American*June 1986, as "Casting a Net on a Checkerboard and Other Puzzles of the Forest " - * A Miscellany of Transcendental Problems: Simple to State but Not at All Easy to Solve, (ar)
*Scientific American*June 1972 -
**Wheels, Life, and Other Mathematical Amusements**by Martin Gardner, W.H. Freeman & Co., 1983, as "Slither, 3X+1, and Other Curious Questions" - * The Missing Walnuts, (vi)
*Humpty Dumpty’s Magazine for Little Children*February 1955 - * Miss Medford’s Moon, (nv)
*Esquire*February 1952 - * A Mixed Bag of Logical and Illogical Problems to Solve, (ar)
*Scientific American*November 1967 -
**Mathematical Magic Show**by Martin Gardner, Knopf, 1977, as "The Cocktail Cherry and Other Problems" - * A Mixed Bag of Problems, (ar)
*Scientific American*November 1963 -
**Martin Gardner’s Sixth Book of Mathematical Games from Scientific American**by Martin Gardner, W.H. Freeman & Co., 1971, as "The Rigid Square and Eight Other Problems" - * A Möbius Band Has a Finite Thickness, and So It Is Actually a Twisted Prism, (ar)
*Scientific American*August 1978 -
**Fractal Music, Hypercards and More…: Mathematical Recreations from Scientific American**by Martin Gardner, W.H. Freeman & Co., 1992, as "Twisted Prismatic Rings" - * Möbius Bands, (ar)
*Scientific American*December 1968, as "The World of the Möbius Strip: Endless, Edgeless and One-Sided" - * Modulo Arithmetic and Hummer’s Wicked Witch, (ar)
*Scientific American*February 1981, as "Gauss’s Congruence Theory Was Mod As Early As 1801" - * The Monkey and the Coconuts, (ar)
*Scientific American*April 1958, as "Concerning the Celebrated Puzzle of Five Sailors, a Monkey and a Pile of Coconuts" - * Monorails on Mars, (pz)
*Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine*January 1983 - * The Monster and Other Sporadic Groups, (ar)
*Scientific American*June 1980, as "The Capture of the Monster: a Mathematical Group with a Ridiculous Number of Elements" - * More About Complex Dominoes, (ar)
*Scientific American*December 1957 -
**Mathematical Puzzles and Diversions**by Martin Gardner, Pelican, 1966, as "Polyominoes" - * More About the Shapes That Can Be Made with Complex Dominoes, (ar)
*Scientific American*November 1960 -
**Martin Gardner’s New Mathematical Diversions from Scientific American**by Martin Gardner, Simon & Schuster, 1966, as "Polyominoes and Fault-Free Rectangles" - * More About Tiling the Plane: the Possibilities of Polyominoes, Polyiamonds, and Polyhexes, (ar)
*Scientific American*August 1975 -
**Time Travel and Other Mathematical Bewilderments**by Martin Gardner, W.H. Freeman & Co., 1988, as "Tiling with Polyominoes, Polyiamonds, and Polyhexes" - *
**More Mathematical Puzzles and Diversions**, (Pelican, 1966, nf) - * More on Tangrams: Combinatorial Problems and the Game Possibilities of Snug Tangrams, (ar)
*Scientific American*September 1974 -
**Time Travel and Other Mathematical Bewilderments**by Martin Gardner, W.H. Freeman & Co., 1988, as "Tangrams, Part 2" - * M-Pire Maps, (ar)
*Scientific American*February 1980, as "The Coloring of Unusual Maps Leads Into Uncharted Territory" - * Mr. Apollinax Visits New York, (ar)
*Scientific American*May 1961, as "In Which the Editor of This Department Meets the Legendary Bertrand Apollinax" -
**Martin Gardner’s New Mathematical Diversions from Scientific American**by Martin Gardner, Simon & Schuster, 1966 -
**The Night Is Large: Collected Essays, 1938-1995**by Martin Gardner, Penguin, 1997 - * Mrs. Perkins’ Quilt and Other Square-Packing Problems, (ar)
*Scientific American*September 1966, as "The Problem of Mrs. Perkins’ Quilt" - * The Multiple Charms of Pascal’s Triangle, (ar)
*Scientific American*December 1966 -
**Mathematical Carnival**by Martin Gardner, Knopf, 1975, as "Pascal’s Triangle" - * The Multiple Fascinations of the Fibonacci Sequence, (ar)
*Scientific American*March 1969 -
**Mathematical Circus**by Martin Gardner, Knopf, 1979, as "Fibonacci and Lucas Numbers" - * Mysterious Smith, (ss)
**The No-Sided Professor**by Martin Gardner, Prometheus, 1987 - * The Mystery of Free Will, (ar) from
**Whys of a Philosophical Scrivener**, Morrow, 1983 - * Mystery Tiles at Murray Hill, (pz)
*Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine*February 15 1982 - * Napier’s Abacus, (ar)
*Scientific American*April 1973, as "How to Turn a Chessboard Into a Computer and to Calculate with Negabinary Numbers" - * Napier’s Bones, (ar)
*Scientific American*March 1973, as "The Calculating Rods of John Napier, the Eccentric Father of the Logarithm" - * Negative Numbers, (ar)
*Scientific American*June 1977, as "The Concept of Negative Numbers and the Difficulty of Grasping It" - * A New Collection of “Brain-Teasers”, (ar)
*Scientific American*October 1960 -
**Martin Gardner’s New Mathematical Diversions from Scientific American**by Martin Gardner, Simon & Schuster, 1966, as "Nine Problems" - * A New Collection of “Brain-Teasers”, (ar)
*Scientific American*June 1961 -
**Martin Gardner’s New Mathematical Diversions from Scientific American**by Martin Gardner, Simon & Schuster, 1966, as "Nine More Problems" - * A New Collection of Short Problems and the Answers to Some of “Life’s”, (ar)
*Scientific American*November 1970 -
**Wheels, Life, and Other Mathematical Amusements**by Martin Gardner, W.H. Freeman & Co., 1983, as "The Knotted Molecule and Other Problems" - * Newcomb’s Paradox, (ar)
*Scientific American*July 1973, as "Free Will Revisited, with a Mind-Bending Prediction Paradox by William Newcomb"
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