Timeline

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Timeline

Pictured here is a massive 50-foot timeline on the history of math from IBM's Mathematica exhibit at the 1964 World's Fair in New York City. The exhibit has been digitally reinvented as an interactive experience for IBM's free iPad app—Minds of Modern Mathematics.

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Math Way Back When

Here's a screen shot of a massive history of math timeline—recreated as an interactive digital experience for Minds of Modern Mathematics, a free iPad app from IBM. As shown, the timeline goes as far back as 1000 AD.

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Leibniz

Biographies of hundreds of key figures in the history of math are included in Minds of Modern Mathematics. This shot shows a bio of Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, a philosopher and mathematician from the 1600s.

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Kepler

This shot shows a bio of Johannes Kepler, another mathematician from the 1600s.

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Artifacts

Here's a look at one of the hundreds of artifacts detailed in Minds of Modern Mathematics.

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Artifacts

Here's a look at one of the hundreds of artifacts detailed in Minds of Modern Mathematics.

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Artifacts

Here's a look at one of the hundreds of artifacts detailed in Minds of Modern Mathematics.

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Charles and Ray Eames

Here, Charles and Ray Eames are working on a model of Mathematica, which served as the inspiration for the app. The exhibit was displayed in the 1960s in Los Angeles and New York City. This year marks the centennial of Ray Eames' birth.

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World's Fair

The IBM math app was inspired by the company's Mathematica exhibit at the 1964 World's Fair in New York City, which was designed by Charles and Ray Eames.

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Charles Eames Lights It Up

Here is designer Charles Eames (right) at Mathematica, which he designed with wife Ray Eames.

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