Mar 03, 1997 10:01 AM
by Titus Roth
email@example.com (Benjamin Mark Pybus) wrote:
> I recently picked up the most remarkable numerological book I have read.
> Written by Martin Gardner, a reporter for Scientific American, he talks
> about a rather curious personality called Dr. Matrix, who has been called
> the greatest numerologist in the world. He also claimed to be the 11th
> incarnation of Pythagoras - which I can't possibly believe since it is my
> belief that KH was that personality - but he showed some remarkable
> mathematical skill. Has anyone heard of him? He was born in 1908 and died
> about 1980 (bit of a perculiarity itself).
Dr. Matrix was a favorite fantasy figure in Gardner's monthly column. Gardner
used this character tongue-in-cheek to add a little flavor to his articles.
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