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(2587) Gardner

Reference work entry

1980 OH. Discovered 1980 July 17 by E. Bowell at Anderson Mesa.

Named in honor of the American mathematician Martin Gardner, well known for his column on mathematical games in Scientific American. His wide interests range from recreational mathematics to philosophy to the debunking of pseudoscience. (M 7157)

Name proposed by J. Meeus.

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