Martin Gardner was a science writer, literary critic, author, bad
poet, philosopher, magician, debunker, puzzle maker and much, much
more. There will be a worldwide celebration of Martin's life and work.
One hub for this is at Stanford University.
WHERE: STANFORD UNIVERSITY, HEWLETT BUILDING, RM. 200
Campus map with parking locations nearest the Hewlett building
Enforcement Hours "A," "C," and "shared" resident/commuter lots are enforced Monday-Friday, 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Meters are generally enforced 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., unless otherwise posted. You are free to park in these areas after enforcement hours.
WHEN: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2010, 6-9PM.
WHO: OUR SPEAKERS INCLUDE:
WHY: OCTOBER 21st IS MARTIN'S BIRTHDAY
The program will begin by short talks, introducing Martin's life and work along with an overview of the Gardner papers, now at Stanford. Following an intermission, a documentary featuring Martin will be shown. Following a second intermission we will have a floor discussion on the many areas that Martin touched. We will have hands on displays of books and puzzles.