Scottish tree experts discover threatened
Horticulture WeekScottish tree experts discover threatened conifer species in ChileHorticulture WeekThe team comprised Martin Gardner (co-ordinator of the International Conifer Conservation Programme at RGBE), Peter Baxter (curator at Benmore Botanic Garden), Mauricio Cano (a Chilean PhD student at RBGE) and Tom Christian (Project Officer of ...
Posted on 25 April 2017 | 3:51 am
How SpaceX May Already Be Hurting Profits at
Bloomington PantagraphHow SpaceX May Already Be Hurting Profits at Boeing and ...Bloomington PantagraphElon Musk and SpaceX are changing the language of space flight -- and the economics, too.and more »
Posted on 22 April 2017 | 6:28 am
Arson arrest leads to multiple charges to
KCRGArson arrest leads to multiple charges to one man - KCRG.comKCRGAn arrest for a single arson incident led authorities to charge a man with nine more criminal mischief incident.and more »
Posted on 21 April 2017 | 5:02 pm
Excellent $5 puzzle book: The Moscow
Boing BoingExcellent $5 puzzle book: The Moscow Puzzles: 359 Mathematical ...Boing BoingI bought the Dover edition The Moscow Puzzles in 2014, and it's still one of my all-time favorite puzzle books. Here are a few samples: Book description: This is ...and more »
Posted on 11 April 2017 | 11:18 am
Two-Piece Boxes Thanks to Laser-Cut Flex
HackadayTwo-Piece Boxes Thanks to Laser-Cut Flex Hinges | HackadayHackadayIt sounds like a challenge from a [Martin Gardner] math puzzle from the Scientific American of days gone by: is it possible to build a three-dimensional wooden ...and more »
Posted on 6 April 2017 | 4:02 pm
Genius at Play” Takes Readers Inside The
“Conway sat for countless interviews, willingly (and sometimes unwillingly).” According to popular science writer Martin Gardner, “Conway is a creative genius.” Genius at Play describes him as “an unabashed original: Archimedes, Mick ...
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 11:36 pm
Top 10 Martin Gardner Books (This List Goes
"Pick up anything Martin Gardner wrote," advises mathematician, magician and MacArthur award winner Persi Diaconis. "You'll smile and learn something." This is very true, but with over 100 books to choose from, by Gardner's own estimation, where should one ...
Posted on 28 October 2014 | 8:00 am
Martin Gardner, puzzle master extraordinaire
The writer and puzzle master Martin Gardner, who died in 2010, was once said to have turned dozens of innocent youngsters into maths professors - and thousands of maths professors into innocent youngsters. Maths writer Colm Mulcahy looks back at the ...
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 11:10 am
Can you solve Martin Gardner’s best
The maestro of recreational maths was born 100 years ago today. Here we celebrate his birthday with eight of his most celebrated puzzles Here’s something puzzling. A few years before he died, aged 95 in 2010, I interviewed Martin Gardner at his home in ...
Posted on 20 October 2014 | 4:32 pm
Martin Gardner, Genius Of Recreational
Weekend Edition's own "Math Guy" Keith Devlin calls the late Martin Gardner the greatest "math guy" of all time. As Devlin tells NPR's Scott Simon, Gardner had little formal mathematics training. SCOTT SIMON, HOST: And April is Mathematics Awareness Month.
Posted on 12 April 2014 | 2:37 pm