## Fadiman, Clifton (1904–1999)Fantasia Mathematica^{1} and The
Mathematical Magpie^{2}. He became well known for the encyclopedic
knowledge he displayed on the Information Please radio programs
in the 1930s and '40s. ## References- Fadiman, Clifton.
*Fantasia Mathematica: Being a set of stories, together with a group of oddments and diversions, all drawn from the universe of mathematics*. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1958. - Fadiman, Clifton.
*The Mathematical Magpie: Being more stories, mainly transcendental, plus subsets of essays, rhymes, music, anecdotes, epigrams and other prime oddments and diversions, rational or irrational, all derived from the infinite domain of mathematics*. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1962. Federico, P. J. "The Melancholy Octahedron." Mathematics Magazine, 45: 30-36, 1972.
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