Fractal Music, Hypercards and More...: Mathematical Recreations from Scientific American Magazine

By Martin Gardner

This can be a choice of informative extracts from Gardners' "Scientific American" column. every one brain-teasing article has been up-to-date to incorporate new mists, new principles, and new recommendations. Highlights contain new chapters-one on pi and poetry, one on minimum sculpture - and exciting forays into time reversal, types of fractions and magic, and an imaginary "Math Zoo" with its personal ebook, "ZOO-NOOZ".

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The New York Times (6 September 2015)

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Time Travel: A History

By James Gleick

From the acclaimed writer of The Information and Chaos, a mind-bending exploration of time go back and forth: its subversive origins, its evolution in literature and technology, and its impression on our knowing of time itself.

Gleick's tale starts on the flip of the 20 th century with the younger H. G. Wells writing and rewriting the glorious story that grew to become his first publication, a global sensation, The Time Machine. a bunch of forces have been converging to transmute the human realizing of time, a few philosophical and a few technological—the electrical telegraph, the steam railroad, the invention of buried civilizations, and the perfection of clocks. Gleick tracks the evolution of time go back and forth as an concept within the culture—from Marcel Proust to Doctor Who, from Woody Allen to Jorge Luis Borges. He explores the inevitable looping paradoxes and examines the porous boundary among pulp fiction and sleek physics. ultimately, he delves right into a temporal shift that's unsettling our personal second: the prompt stressed out global, with its all-consuming current and vanishing future.

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Entertainment Weekly (11 January 2013)

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Time Travel: A History

By James Gleick

From the acclaimed writer of The Information and Chaos, a mind-bending exploration of time go back and forth: its subversive origins, its evolution in literature and technological know-how, and its impact on our knowing of time itself.

Gleick's tale starts on the flip of the 20 th century with the younger H. G. Wells writing and rewriting the glorious story that grew to become his first publication, a world sensation, The Time Machine. a number of forces have been converging to transmute the human realizing of time, a few philosophical and a few technological—the electrical telegraph, the steam railroad, the invention of buried civilizations, and the perfection of clocks. Gleick tracks the evolution of time trip as an idea within the culture—from Marcel Proust to Doctor Who, from Woody Allen to Jorge Luis Borges. He explores the inevitable looping paradoxes and examines the porous boundary among pulp fiction and glossy physics. ultimately, he delves right into a temporal shift that's unsettling our personal second: the instant stressed international, with its all-consuming current and vanishing future.

(With a colour frontispiece and black-and-white illustrations throughout.) 

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The Comic Toolbox: How to Be Funny Even If You're Not

By John Vorhaus

It is a ordinary, frequently funny workbook method of comedy writing as artistic problem-solving. In it, veteran Hollywood comedy author John Vorhaus bargains his instruments of the alternate to writers, comics, and an individual else who desires to be humorous. between those fundamental instruments are conflict of Context, rigidity and free up, The legislation of comedian Opposites, The Wildly beside the point reaction, and the parable of the final nice suggestion. Readers will study that comedy = fact and soreness (the essence of the comedian situation), that worry is the largest roadblock to comedy (kill the ferocious editor inside and wealthy, important comedian rules will flow), and masses extra.

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Time Travel: A History

By James Gleick

From the acclaimed writer of The Information and Chaos, a mind-bending exploration of time trip: its subversive origins, its evolution in literature and technological know-how, and its impression on our knowing of time itself.

Gleick's tale starts on the flip of the 20 th century with the younger H. G. Wells writing and rewriting the wonderful story that turned his first booklet, a world sensation, The Time Machine. a bunch of forces have been converging to transmute the human realizing of time, a few philosophical and a few technological—the electrical telegraph, the steam railroad, the invention of buried civilizations, and the perfection of clocks. Gleick tracks the evolution of time shuttle as an concept within the culture—from Marcel Proust to Doctor Who, from Woody Allen to Jorge Luis Borges. He explores the inevitable looping paradoxes and examines the porous boundary among pulp fiction and sleek physics. ultimately, he delves right into a temporal shift that's unsettling our personal second: the on the spot stressed out global, with its all-consuming current and vanishing future.

(With a colour frontispiece and black-and-white illustrations throughout.) 

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The Last Recreations: Hydras, Eggs, and Other Mathematical Mystifications

By Martin Gardner

Of all of Martin Gardner\'s writings, none won him a much wider viewers or was once extra imperative to his popularity than his Mathematical Recreations column in clinical American\", which almost outlined the style of renowned arithmetic writing for a iteration. Flatland, Hydras and Eggs: Mathematical Mystifications could be the ultimate choice of those columns, masking a interval approximately from 1979 to Gardner\'s retirement as a standard columnist in 1986. The remarkable development over Gardner\'s profession is the expanding sophistication of the math he has been in a position to translate into his famously lucid prose. those columns convey him on the most sensible of his shape and aren't to be ignored through someone with an curiosity in arithmetic. As constantly in his released collections, Gardner comprises letters got from mathematicians and different commenting at the rules offered within the columns.\"

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