Summer events 2015

Summer events 2015
29 Jun. 2015

We have two big exhibition openings coming up in early July!

On July 5, the “Mathematics of Planet Earth” exhibition will open at Karlstorbahnhof in Heidelberg, Germany! It runs from July 5 to Aug 2, 2015, and offers a big variety of exciting adventures for children and adults alike. This exhibition is organized by the Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation (HLFF), which came to life in 2013 by joint efforts of the Klaus Tschira Stiftung (KTS) and the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS).
“Mathematics of Planet Earth” is an international exhibition that shows exhibits and programs concerning the question, how mathematics can (and does) play a role in solving esssential problems of our planet. In programs, visualizations and hands-on experiments you can discover its contribution to topics like astronomy, fluid dynamics, volcanism, glaciers or cartography.

IMAGINARY will be shown at the Clore Garden of Science at the Weizmann Institute in Rehovot, Israel, opening on July 7, 2015, and running for three month! This is the first of two IMAGINARY exhibitions in Israel in 2015. The second exhibition will be at Bar Ilan University towards the end of the year. The two exhibitions are part of the project IMAGINARY Isarel, funded by the German Ministry of Education and Research, which includes two scientific events as well: A summer school in Kaiserslautern, Germany, with young researchers from Israel and Germany in September, 2015  and a short workshop at Bar Ilan University in Tel Aviv in early 2016.

Furhtermore, we invite kids age 12 - 14 years to the IMAGINARY workshop to explore the interrelations of science, art, and music at the KinderuniKunst in Vienna, Austria.

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7 Feb. 2018

Today, February 7th 2018, is called e-day, because e is approximately 2.718, and this date is written 2/7/18 in some parts of the world. We prepared a toy-site listing the first 60.000 digits of e and help you find your birthday in it! We can even find your name within the digits of e, along with the complete works of William Shakespeare, the ending of Game of Thrones (spoiler alert), the full text of the Wikipedia from the year 2030 or what you’ll have tomorrow for breakfast…Weiterlesen

18 Dez. 2017

The IMAGINARY journey began in 2007 at the Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach. Nobody could foresee (or had the slightest clue) that it would grow to be a 10 years+ journey of maths communication with an international, interactive, research-based and open-source core!Weiterlesen

21 Okt. 2017

Mathematics of Planet Earth, UNESCO, the International Mathematical Union (IMU), the International Commission on Mathematical Instruction (ICMI), and IMAGINARY are announcing the winners of the second international competition for exhibition modules for the Open Source Exhibition Mathematics of Planet Earth (MPE). This project aims to showcase ways in which the mathematical sciences are useful for understanding our planet and addressing the challenges of sustainable development and global changes.Weiterlesen

2 Okt. 2017

Coinciding with the tradition in some countries of the Black History Month, the Black Mathematician Month is an effort for public sensiblilzation of the presence of the black minority in the mathematical community. Promoted by the Chalkdust magazine, a series of articles written by black mathematicians will...Weiterlesen

18 Jun. 2017

Submit your exhibition modules to participate in the new competition for Mathematics of Planet Earth (MPE).

We are looking for exhibition modules, which raise the awareness of the mathematics involved in the planet’s ecosystem or in the way civilization is organized. Modules submitted to this competition can be of one of the...Weiterlesen

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