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Challenging mathematical puzzles and tricks that may be played with cards, common objects, special equipment, drawings, and pure numbers

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9780486203355 | Dover Pubns, June 1, 1956, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Challenging mathematical puzzles and tricks that may be played with cards, common objects, special equipment, drawings, and pure numbers

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Reviews fads, hoaxes, and cults propagated under the guise of being scientifically founded and proven

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9780486203942 | 2 edition (Dover Pubns, June 1, 1957), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Reviews fads, hoaxes, and cults propagated under the guise of being scientifically founded and proven

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9780883071021 | Gannon Distributing Co, June 1, 1957, cover price $11.50

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Product Description: Playing with mathematical riddles can be an intriguing and fun-filled pastime - as popular science writer Martin Gardner proves in this entertaining collection. Puzzlists need only an elementary knowledge of math and a will to resist looking up the answer before trying to solve a problem...read more

Hardcover:

9780690523607 | Ty Crowell Co, June 1, 1961, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Playing with mathematical riddles can be an intriguing and fun-filled pastime - as popular science writer Martin Gardner proves in this entertaining collection.

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Product Description: "Das Jahr 1957 war vielleicht eines der aufregendsten in der Ge­ schichte der Kernphysik" - so schreibt D. Y. Bugg in der Besprechung eines Buches über Betazerfall in The New Scientist am 16. August 1962. "Zu Anfang jenes Jahres ging es wie ein Lauffeuer von Labor zu Labor, daß die Parität nicht erhalten bleibt...read more

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9783663002376, titled "Das Gespiegelte Universum: Links, Rechts - Und Der Sturz Der Parität" | Spi rep edition (Vieweg + Teubner Verlag, January 1, 1967), cover price $59.99 | About this edition: "Das Jahr 1957 war vielleicht eines der aufregendsten in der Ge­ schichte der Kernphysik" - so schreibt D.

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Riddles, puzzles, mazes, illusions, and tricky questions designed to amuse and amaze young readers

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9780671650582 | Simon & Schuster, June 1, 1969, cover price $4.79 | About this edition: A collection of word and picture puzzles, riddles, and tricky questions.

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Explains basic astronomical facts, and encourages creative and logical thinking by posing space-age puzzles and questions

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9780671651824 | Simon & Schuster, July 1, 1971, cover price $5.70 | About this edition: Brief introductions to space flight and the various bodies in the solar system are followed by sections of related puzzle questions.

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Explains various methods used in cryptography and presents examples to help readers in breaking secret codes

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9780486247618, titled "Codes, Ciphers and Secret Writing" | Dover Pubns, October 1, 1984, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Explains various methods used in cryptography and presents examples to help readers in breaking secret codes

School and Library:

9780671652012 | Simon & Schuster, October 1, 1972, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Explains in simple terms how to encode and decode messages in various ciphers, describes coding machines, and gives formulas for invisible ink.

Games ranging from the simple to the practically impossible illustrate basic mathematical concepts of their origins and instructions for their procedure

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9780394494067 | Random House Inc, September 1, 1975, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Games ranging from the simple to the practically impossible illustrate basic mathematical concepts of their origins and instructions for their procedure

Sets forth a non-mathematical discussion of Einstein's relativity theory

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9780394721040 | Random House Inc, December 1, 1976, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Sets forth a non-mathematical discussion of Einstein's relativity theory

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Challenging mathematical games range from penny puzzles and card shuffles to a mathematical journey into the art of M. C. Escher and an attempt to visualize a four-dimensional object

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9780394723495 | Random House Inc, March 1, 1977, cover price $4.95 | About this edition: Challenging mathematical games range from penny puzzles and card shuffles to a mathematical journey into the art of M.

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Product Description: Stories by Gardner

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9780684146690 | Encore Editions, June 1, 1977, cover price $3.95 | About this edition: Stories by Gardner

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Product Description: 1 SOFTCOVER BOOK

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9780394408224 | Random House Inc, August 1, 1977, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: A dictionary of games, puzzles, and tricks that move from Nothing to Everything and range from finger arithmetic to game theory

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9780394726236 | Random House Inc, October 1, 1978, cover price $3.95 | About this edition: 1 SOFTCOVER BOOK

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Product Description: Book by Gardner, Martin

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9780671298326 | Simon Pulse, November 1, 1977, cover price $1.25 | About this edition: Book by Gardner, Martin

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Product Description: Piet Hein, dessen Erfmdungen auf dem Gebiet der unterhaltsamen Mathe matik mir oft Stoff fUr meine Kolumne, Mathematische Spiele" in der Zeit schrift "Scientific American" geliefert haben, ist in seiner Heimat Danemark wohlbekannt...read more

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9783528182977 | 2 edition (Springer Verlag, January 1, 1980), cover price $69.99 | About this edition: Piet Hein, dessen Erfmdungen auf dem Gebiet der unterhaltsamen Mathe matik mir oft Stoff fUr meine Kolumne, Mathematische Spiele" in der Zeit schrift "Scientific American" geliefert haben, ist in seiner Heimat Danemark wohlbekannt.
9783528082970 | Vieweg + Teubner Verlag, January 1, 1978, cover price $59.99 | About this edition: Piet Hein, dessen Etfmdungen auf dem Gebiet der unterhaltsamen Mathe matik mir oft Stoff fur meine Kolumne, Mathematische Spiele" in der Zeit schrift "Scientific American" geliefert haben, ist in seiner Heimat Diinemark wohlbekannt.

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Mathematical puzzles are designed to strengthen creative problem-solving by encouraging the discovery of simple solutions to seemingly complex problems

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9780716710172 | W H Freeman & Co, June 1, 1978, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Mathematical puzzles are designed to strengthen creative problem-solving by encouraging the discovery of simple solutions to seemingly complex problems

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Product Description: Noch vor wenigen Jahrzehnten ware der Verfasser eines Mathematikbuches von seinen Kollegen als frivol bezeichnet worden, hatte er Ratsel und andere unterhaltsame Dinge in sein Buch aufgenommen. Heute ist das nicht mehr so. In Donald E...read more

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9783528084028 | Springer Verlag, January 1, 1979, cover price $69.99 | About this edition: Noch vor wenigen Jahrzehnten ware der Verfasser eines Mathematikbuches von seinen Kollegen als frivol bezeichnet worden, hatte er Ratsel und andere unterhaltsame Dinge in sein Buch aufgenommen.

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The puzzle master's ninth collection offers mathematical games, puzzles, and paradoxes ranging from the simple and down-to-earth to the complex and cosmic

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9780394502076 | Random House Childrens Books, September 1, 1979, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: The puzzle master's ninth collection offers mathematical games, puzzles, and paradoxes ranging from the simple and down-to-earth to the complex and cosmic

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Product Description: The Ambidextrous Universe is a popular science book by Martin Gardner (1914-2010) covering aspects of symmetry and asymmetry in human culture, science and the wider universe. The book begins with the subject of mirror reflection, and from there passes through symmetry in geometry, poetry, art, music, galaxies, suns, planets and living organisms...read more

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9780684157900 | Scribner, March 1, 1980, cover price $4.95 | About this edition: The Ambidextrous Universe is a popular science book by Martin Gardner (1914-2010) covering aspects of symmetry and asymmetry in human culture, science and the wider universe.

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Product Description: Wie viele andere Bereiche, die sich tiber mehrere Fachgebiete erstrecken, wird oft auch die mathematische Zauberei in zweifacher Hinsicht geringschiitzig behandelt. Mathematiker betrachten sie gerne als triviale Spielerei, die Zauberer lehnen sie als zu schwerfallig abo Wenn man ein Epigramm tiber Biophysiker auf diese Situation anwendet, so langweilen die Anhanger der mathematischen Zauberei ihre Mathe matikerfreunde, indem sie tiber Zauberei reden, ihre Zauberfreunde durch Reden tiber Mathematik und sich gegenseitig durch Gesprache tiber Politik...read more

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9783528084394 | Springer Verlag, January 1, 1981, cover price $69.99 | About this edition: Wie viele andere Bereiche, die sich tiber mehrere Fachgebiete erstrecken, wird oft auch die mathematische Zauberei in zweifacher Hinsicht geringschiitzig behandelt.

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Hardcover:

9780517543801 | Crown Pub, May 1, 1981, cover price $3.99

Paperback:

9780517543818 | Random House Value Pub, May 1, 1981, cover price $1.99

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To Martin Gardner, seeing is not just believing — it is understanding. This fundamental rule has made him one of the most successful teachers and popularizers of science in America. With the simple instructions in this book and a few commonly available household objects, you or your child can easily learn even the most difficult scientific principles by directly experiencing how they work.Gardner shows you how to re-create classic experiments with easily obtainable objects. Using just a flashlight, a pocket mirror, and a bowl of water, you can demonstrate the color composition of white light just as Newton did 300 years ago. With cardboard, colored paper, and wax paper you can perform "Meyer's experiment" with complementary colors. You need only a playing card, a spool, and a thumbtack to demonstrate Bernoulli's principle of aerodynamics. A soda bottle filled with water, a few paper matches, and a toy balloon elucidate Pascal's law governing pressure in liquids. And two drinking glasses, some matches, and a piece of wet blotting paper re-create a famous experiment, first performed in 1650 in Magdeburg, Germany, that dramatically reveals the force of ordinary atmospheric pressure.In language simple enough to be easily understood by an 11-year-old, yet technically accurate and informative enough to benefit adults, and aided by Anthony Ravielli's clear illustrations, Gardner presents a splendid practical course in basic science and mathematics. While your child perplexes and delights his or her friends with a series of 100 amusing tricks and experiments, he or she is learning the principles of astronomy, chemistry, physiology, psychology, general mathematics, topology, probability, geometry, numbers, optics (light), gravity, static electricity, mechanics, air hydraulics, thermodynamics (heat), acoustics (sound), and inertia. This is a perfect refresher course for adults as well as an ideal introduction to science for youngsters."The experiments … are all clearly explained and unusually well illustrated." — Booklist.

Hardcover:

9780844658889 | Peter Smith Pub Inc, June 1, 1983, cover price $18.00

Paperback:

9780486242019 | Dover Pubns, September 1, 1981, cover price $4.95 | About this edition: To Martin Gardner, seeing is not just believing — it is understanding.

Prebinding:

9780613848541 | Turtleback Books, September 1, 1981, cover price $13.55 | About this edition: To Martin Gardner, seeing is not just believing — it is understanding.

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A pocket book of riddles, full of fun and illustrations

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9780716713616 | W H Freeman & Co, April 1, 1982, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A pocket book of riddles, full of fun and illustrations

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Traces the development of logic machines from diagrams of logical statements to modern computers and discusses the fundamentals of mathematical logic

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9780226282442 | 2 edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, March 1, 1983), cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Traces the development of logic machines from diagrams of logical statements to modern computers and discusses the fundamentals of mathematical logic

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A noted author defends his personal attitudes toward the fundamental issues of classical philosophy, discussing the awesome mystery surrounding science and life and explaining why he considers himself a theist (view table of contents)

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9780312206826, titled "Whys of a Philosophical Scrivener" | 2 edition (Griffin, August 1, 1999), cover price $26.99 | About this edition: A noted author defends his personal attitudes toward the fundamental issues of classical philosophy, discussing the awesome mystery surrounding science and life and explaining why he considers himself a theist
9780192860552 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, October 1, 1985), cover price $34.95
9780688020644 | William Morrow & Co, July 1, 1983, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: A noted author and science writer defends his personal attitudes toward the fundamental issues of classical philosophy, discussing the awesome mystery surrounding science and life and explaining why he considers himself a theist

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