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Gardner, Martin 1914-2010

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The annotated Alice: Alice's adventures in Wonderland & Through the looking glass by Lewis Carroll( Book )

107 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 5,939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little girl falls down a rabbit hole and discovers a world of nonsensical and amusing characters
Riddles of the sphinx : and other mathematical puzzle tales by Martin Gardner( )

24 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Solving these riddles is not simply a matter of logic and calculation, though these play a role. Luck and inspiration are factors as well, so beginners and experts alike may profitably exercise their wits on Gardner's problems, whose subjects range from geometry to word play to questions relating to physics and geology. We guarantee that you will solve some of these riddles, be stumped by others, and be amused by almost all of the stories and settings that Gardner has devised to raise these questions."--Back cover
The annotated ancient mariner : the rime of the ancient mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge( Book )

20 editions published between 1965 and 2003 in English and held by 1,555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For contents, see Author Catalog
Fads and fallacies in the name of science by Martin Gardner( Book )

55 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A revised and expanded edition of the work first published in 1952 under the title In the name of science."
Science, good, bad, and bogus by Martin Gardner( Book )

44 editions published between 1981 and 1989 in 4 languages and held by 1,457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The annotated Wizard of Oz : the wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated, annotated reproduction of the 1900 edition of the story of Dorothy's journey over the rainbow to the wonderful world of Oz; with discussion of character sources, critical interpretations, and information on the life of author L. Frank Baum
Calculus made easy : being a very-simplest introduction to those beautiful methods of reckoning which are generally called by the terrifying names of the differential calculus and the integral calculus by Silvanus P Thompson( Book )

28 editions published between 1944 and 2008 in English and held by 1,340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Updates the classic calculus primer
Aha! : Aha! insight by Martin Gardner( Book )

28 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains puzzles that first baffle and then delight problem solving addicts. Grew out of a collaboration between Bob Tappay and Martin Gardner to enliven the learning of mathematics
Wheels, life, and other mathematical amusements by Martin Gardner( Book )

19 editions published between 1983 and 1993 in 6 languages and held by 1,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gathers mathematical puzzles, problems, games, and anecdotes about mathematical and scientific discoveries
Logic machines and diagrams by Martin Gardner( Book )

53 editions published between 1958 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 1,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The universe in a handkerchief : Lewis Carroll's mathematical recreations, games, puzzles, and word plays by Martin Gardner( Book )

33 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This discussion of Lewis Carroll's mathematical games and puzzles also includes the "full texts of Carroll's privately published pamphlets and leaflets ... [and covers] in detail the recreational aspects of Carroll's fiction, verse, letters, and magazine articles."--Preface, p.x
Aha! gotcha : paradoxes to puzzle and delight by Martin Gardner( Book )

13 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of puzzles that challenge reasoning power and intuition and help develop problem solving ability
Codes, ciphers, and secret writing by Martin Gardner( Book )

21 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains in simple terms how to encode and decode messages in various ciphers, describes coding machines, and gives formulas for invisible ink
The last recreations : hydras, eggs, and other mathematical mystifications by Martin Gardner( Book )

28 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 1,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects Gardner's "Mathematical Games" columns which appearred in Scientific American from 1979 to 1986
Mathematics, magic and mystery by Martin Gardner( Book )

41 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No skill at sleight of hand is needed to perform the more than 500 tricks described. Mathematics guarantees their success
Mathematical carnival : from penny puzzles, card shuffles and tricks of lightning calculators to roller coaster rides into the fourth dimension by Martin Gardner( Book )

32 editions published between 1975 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martin Gardener's New mathematical diversions from Scientific American by Martin Gardner( Book )

28 editions published between 1966 and 1984 in English and Russian and held by 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brain-teasing mathematical puzzles accompanied by lucid explanations of the basic principles behind the solutions
Knotted doughnuts and other mathematical entertainments by Martin Gardner( Book )

30 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces puzzles and math problems involving coincidence, ciphers, games, the I Ching, geometric figures, and paradoxes
The colossal book of mathematics : classic puzzles, paradoxes, and problems : number theory, algebra, geometry, probability, topology, game theory, infinity, and other topics of recreational mathematics by Martin Gardner( Book )

9 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author presents a selection of pieces from his Scientific American "Mathematical Games" column, presenting puzzles and concepts that range from arithmetic and geometrical games to the meaning of M.C. Escher's artwork
Did Adam and Eve have navels? : discourses on reflexology, numerology, urine therapy, and other dubious subjects by Martin Gardner( Book )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A witty critique of New Age beliefs and scientific fraud. Topics debunked include paranormal events, Freud's theory of dreams, shamanism and UFOs. As well as providing laughter for sceptics, the book will also give solace and inspiration to those who prize logic and common sense
 
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The annotated Wizard of Oz : the wonderful Wizard of Oz
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Riddles of the sphinx : and other mathematical puzzle talesThe annotated ancient mariner : the rime of the ancient marinerFads and fallacies in the name of scienceScience, good, bad, and bogusThe annotated Wizard of Oz : the wonderful Wizard of OzCalculus made easy : being a very-simplest introduction to those beautiful methods of reckoning which are generally called by the terrifying names of the differential calculus and the integral calculusAha! : Aha! insightWheels, life, and other mathematical amusements
Alternative Names
Fuller, Uriah 1914-2010

Fulves, Karl 1914-2010

Gardner, M.

Gardner, M. 1914-

Gardner, M. (Martin), 1914-

Gardner, Martin

Gardner, Martin 1914-

Gardners, M. 1914-

Gardners, M. (Martins), 1914-2010

Martin Gardner Amerikaans wiskundige

Martin Gardner amerikanischer Wissenschaftsjournalist

Martin Gardner amerykański dziennikarz i popularyzator nauki

Martin Gardner matematico, illusionista e divulgatore scientifico statunitense

Martin Gardner recreational mathematician and philosopher

Martinus Gardner

Μάρτιν Γκάρντνερ

Гарднер М.

Гарднер Мартин

Гарднер, Мартин 1914-

Гарднер, Мартин, 1914-2010

Мартин Гарднер

Мартин Гарднър

Мартін Гарднер

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מרטין גרדנר

מרטין גרדנר כתב מדע פופולרי, בעיקר בנושאי מתמטיקה

مارتن غاردنر رياضياتي من الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية

مارتین قاردنر

مارتین گاردنر

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가드너, 마틴 1914-2010

마틴 가드너

ガードナー, M.

ガードナー, マーチン

ガードナー, マーティン

ガードナー, マルティン

マーティン・ガードナー

加徳纳, 马丁

马丁·加德纳

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