Join us for personal reminiscences and survey of the legacy of puzzle expert and rationality champion Martin Gardner [masked]) who wrote the book "Fads and Fallacies in theName of Science" over sixty years ago and later played a major role in the founding of CSICOP and Skeptical Inquirer.
Colm Mulcahy is professor of mathematics at Spelman College, Atlanta, GA. He is on leave for the academic year[masked], visiting The American University. He's blogged for the MAA, Aperiodical, Huffington Post and Scientific American. He recently published Mathematical Card Magic (380 pages, AK Peters/CRC Press). He was fortunate to know Martin Gardner for the last decade of his life. His website it http://cardcolm.org/ and he tweets at @CardColm. Gardner fans should follow @WWMGT (https://twitter.com/wwmgt)
Room 110 is located immediately to the left as you enter the building from the intersection of North Stuart and 9th Street North.
There will be refreshments and socializing after the talk.