Find new twists on knotted molecules, the hangman's paradox, cat's cradle, gambling, peg solitaire, pi and e in this book.Many thousands of years ago some primitive man surely faced, for the first time in history, a puzzling problem in ... It had to be cut into pieces, then sewed together again in the right shape. ... Since no profound knowledge of geometry is called for, it is a field in which amateurs can, and in fact do, excel the professionals.

Title | : | Knots and Borromean Rings, Rep-Tiles, and Eight Queens |

Author | : | Martin Gardner |

Publisher | : | Cambridge University Press - 2014-09-15 |

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