for Gardner - September 2010 - Bruce Torrence
a chaotic scene in the lobby of the Ritz-Carlton. There’s a
dental convention getting under way, and as travel-weary orthodontic
professionals trickle into the packed room, they encounter a
bewildering display. Every tabletop holds a collection of fascinating
objects—puzzles of every imaginable shape and
design—around which magicians, mathematicians, and puzzle
masters gather to discuss their latest inventions ...
Magazine | Update - May
G4G9 - Adam Rubin
'This year marked the ninth Gathering for Gardner (G4G9). Highlights of
the March 24–28 event included talks from online
Wolfram Alpha founder Stephen Wolfram, famed optical illusion artist
Sandro Del-Prete, and a dizzying array of world-renowned
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man of letters — and numbers
JAMES D. WATTS JR.
Martin Gardner wrote what became his most successful book because
Bertrand Russell didn't have the time.
the April 5th, 2010 episode of This Week in Magic we are joined by
the latest addition to our panel of co-hosts, David Kay. David has just
returned from the ninth annual Gathering For Gardner where he was
joined by Lennart Green, Bill Kalush, Joe Turner and many others for
this invitation only conference.
Homage to the iconic author of Scientific American's "Mathematical
gathering for Gardner. How does Martin Gardner
inspire so many different kinds of people?
Robert P Crease explores the recreational mathematician’s
Guardian, Saturday 31 May 2008. Alex
science of fun
of the finest minds in mathematics spend their time working on pastimes
such as juggling, puzzle-solving, magic tricks and board games. So why
is it still an uncool subject? Alex Bellos adds it all up.
of the writer Martin Gardner attended the biennial "Gathering for
Gardner" in Atlanta---this year named the "G4G7"
New York Times, April 3, 2006. Edward Rothstein.
Origami and Other Mind-Twisters
ATLANTA — Two hundred green marbles are in a green jar, and
200 red marbles are in a red jar. Thirty marbles are removed from the
green jar and put into the red jar, which is then shaken and stirred.
Thirty marbles are then scooped from that mixture and put back into the
green jar. Which jar has more of the wrong color marbles?
Gathering for Gardner
Gathering for Gardner
(G4G7), recently held in Atlanta, was an exhilarating event. It
featured a potent jumble of mathematicians, computer scientists,
artists, writers, engineers, magicians, inventors,
puzzlists—both designers and master solvers—and
+ Math = Magic