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Celebration of Mind October 26, 2012
Location: Mathematical Sciences Research Institute
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Join us as we celebrate the life and work of Martin Gardner on Friday, October 26 from 7 - 9:30 pm at the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, located at 17 Gauss Way; Berkeley, CA 94720. 

The event will begin with a viewing of "The Nature of Things" in the Simons Auditorium at 7 pm.  The evening will feature the construction of polytopes using Zometools with Matthias Beck, a Dots & Boxes simul with Elwyn Berlekamp, card tricks with Nancy Blachman, puzzle-solving with Stan Isaacs, a SET Tournament, a wide selection of mathematical games, and a dessert reception.

We encourage you to bring your favorite mathematical game to share with other attendees!


This event is part of a worldwide celebration of the legacy of Martin Gardner, held annually on or near his birthdate.  For more information about the Gathering for Gardner Foundation (G4G) 2012 Global Celebration of Mind Gathering, please visit the website:  www.g4g-com.org.


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