Colm Mulcahy, Ph.D.
Dr. Colm Mulcahy Performs
'Mathemagic With a Deck of Cards'
Widely known for his use of mind-boggling math-based card tricks, Colm Mulcahy, Ph.D., professor of mathematics, recently published the book, Mathematical Card Magic: Fifty-Two New Effects,
which offers an entertaining look at new mathematically based card tricks suitable for all fans of magic.
Learn more at http://cardcolm.org/
Professor of Mathematics
Department of Mathematics
322 Albro-Falconer-Manley Center
Spelman College, PO Box 953
350 Spelman Lane SW
Atlanta, GA 30314, USA
(always the quickest way to reach me)
Card Colm Website
Card Colm Blog
Maths Colm Blog
Huffington Post, Colm Mulcahy Blog
Of the 20+ classes taught, favorites include:
- 107 (Contemporary Mathematics)
- 193 (Honors Quantitative Reasoning)
- 252 (Calculus II)
- 322 (Geometry)
- 361 (Theory of Numbers)
Ph.D. Cornell University
M.A. Cornell University
M.Sc. University College Dublin (Ireland)
B.Sc. University College Dublin (Ireland)
Algebra, Geometry, Number Theory, Image Compression, Mathematical Magic.
Published book "Mathematical Card Magic: Fifty-Two New Effects"
Banquet Talk, 2012 Annual Meeting of the
Michigan MAA and MichMATYC, Saginaw Valley State University, Saginaw,
Michigan, May 4, 2012
14th Annual George Kitchen Memorial Lecture, in Kalamazoo, Michigan, 3 May 2012.
13 Apr 2012 interview on The Math Factor (15 minute
podcast). In the first 5 minutes the hosts discuss a fun problem posed earlier,
on 16 Mar 2012, which we recommend solving
before tuning in. The last 10 minutes sees Colm discuss Gathering 4
Gardner 10 and a card effect.
Click here for 90 second clip of Card Colm in action in June 2010 (released September).
Card Colm -- Celebration of Mind
AJC guest Colm on The best friend mathematics ever
had (21 Oct 2010).
Colm was quoted in the WSJ on Wolfram Alpha. See: here and
there (16 & 17 Jun 2009).
Card Colm puzzle in the NYT (it's the second puzzle there). The solution is
here (Dec 2009).
Another Card Colm puzzle in the NYT (10 May 2010).
The solution is
here (7 June 2010).
Colm got Wired back in the 1990s.
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