Gardner, Martin

Gardner, Martin

(1914–  ) writer, mathematical games editor; born in Tulsa, Okla. After graduating from the University of Chicago (B.A. 1936), he became a reporter for the Tulsa Tribune, then worked in public relations for the University of Chicago. Becoming a contributing editor of Humpty Dumpty magazine (1952–62), he took on the work for which he was undoubtedly best known, a regular column with Scientific American (1957–81), "Mathematical Games," which for a quarter-century covered a broad range of intellectual diversions. Collecting and adding to these columns, he published a seemingly endless stream of books on mathematical puzzles, logical brainteasers, and philosophical and literary diversions. His first book, In the Name of Science (1952), sounded another of his favorite themes—his exposure of cults, fads and fallacies in the sciences over the centuries; a practicing magician (as well as musical saw player), he also attacked those who misused magical tricks to suggest some supernatural powers. Still another interest were editions of well-known texts with his own footnotes explaining esoterica and curiosities: The Annotated Alice (1960), by Lewis Carroll; The Annotated Ancient Mariner (1965) by Samuel Taylor Coleridge; and The Annotated Casey at the Bat (1967), by Ernest L. Thayer. He also wrote serious books on science, including Philosophical Foundations of Physics (1966), and a "metaphysical novel," The Flight of Peter Fromm (1973).
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Paul Wellens, Ade Gardner, Martin Gleeson, Mark Calderwood, Leon Pryce and Rob Burrow have been left out of the 24-man squad England will take into the tournament which the country also hosts.
TEAM: Paul Wellens, Ade Gardner, Martin Gleeson, Keith Senior, Lee Smith, Leon Pryce, Rob Burrow, Jamie Peacock (capt), James Roby, James Graham, Gareth Hock, Gareth Ellis, Kevin Sinfield, Danny McGuire, Maurie Fa'asavalu, Adrian Morley, Jon Wilkin.
For last night's game he had lost more than half of his squad, meaning Under-21 debuts for the likes of Craig Gardner, Martin Cranie, David Wheater, Michael Kightly and Michael Johnson.
This was his first game as full-time coach and he had lost more than half of his squad, meaning Under-21 debuts for the likes of Aston Villa's Craig Gardner, Martin Cranie, David Wheater, Wolverhampton Wanderers' Michael Kightly, and Michael Johnson.
Coventry City Girls under-14s, front (from left) Abi Fitzgerald, Rose McAleer, Kayleigh Steele, Lizzie Stubbington, Hannah Miles and Melissa Welland; back, assistant manager Craig Jones, Shannan Middleton, Beth Fivey, Lucy Gardner, Martin Woodhouse (of kit sponsor Benfield Construction), Becky Jones, Lianna Mudd, Paige Oddy and manager Jace Steele.
Lynch has Ged Gardner, Martin McGarvey and Kenny McDade doubtful.
Middle: former coach Lee St Hilaire, former conditioner Geoff Evans, Paul Smith, Andy Raleigh, Jon Grayshon, Eorl Crabtree, Wayne McDonald, Chris Nero, Mat Gardner, Martin Aspinwall, kitman Mark weavill, kitman Tom Dalton.
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With Edmond O'Brien, Ava Gardner, Martin Balsam and George Macready.