Rex Gardner: Airport needs to set sights
The MercuryRex Gardner: Airport needs to set sights higherThe MercuryLuke Martin, CEO of the Tourism Industry Council of Tasmania, said: “Consumer research never mentions aerobridges, or even the airport. And the airlines don't want them because they add to turnaround times, and the cost of them would have to be added ...and more »
Posted on 20 October 2017 | 11:35 pm
What's Going On Here Oct. 20 & 21 -
What's Going On Here Oct. 20 & 21Sunbury Daily ItemHEXAFLEXAGON EXTRAVAGANZA/Mifflinburg. A Hexaflexagon Extravaganza held noon-2 p.m. at Herr Memorial Library. Martin Gardner's (the man who discovered Hexaflexagon) birthday is Oct. 21. Celebrate by making hexa-sensational-hexaflexagons.
Posted on 20 October 2017 | 3:09 am
Preventing sudden death from cardiac arrest
Preventing sudden death from cardiac arrestTheChronicleHerald.caDr. Martin Gardner with the QEII's Inherited Heart Disease Clinic is particularly pleased by the increased public awareness the tournament continues to generate. Because Nova Scotia has the second highest incidence of ARVC in the country, and because ...
Posted on 19 October 2017 | 8:04 pm
Emerson Elementary plans move forward -
Emerson Elementary plans move forwardMarion Today.orgAccording to MHSAP Director Tom Ertz, "Martin Gardner Architects, in partnership with West Plains Engineering, presented their completed feasibility study to the MISD Board on September 11, which defined the scope of work to repurpose the Emerson ...
Posted on 19 October 2017 | 7:05 am
Event Briefs for Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 -
Event Briefs for Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017Kenosha NewsKENOSHA — The third annual Martin Gardner Celebration of the Mind will be 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Natural and Social Sciences at Carthage College, 2001 Alford Park Drive. The event, free and open to the ...
Posted on 18 October 2017 | 7:39 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