The Evolution of Christmas Tree Decoration and a Happy New Year!

The Evolution of Christmas Tree Decoration and a Happy New Year!
Dec. 20, 2013

The IMAGINARY team wishes you merry christmas and a happy new year!

We prepared a christmas card for you (in English, Spanish, German, French and Catalan for now) to download and forward. It was made with our program SURFER, which visualizes algebraic surfaces in real time. If you help us translate the card into other languages we can prepare new versions (for example Portuguese or Russian). We also offer you the InDesign file to recreate your own Christmas card - see attached files and below for the download directory.

2013 was a very special year for us:  we collaborated with Mathematics of Planet Earth to launch a new exhibition and presented our new platform “IMAGINARY - open mathematics”. We worked on many exhibitions and events in Germany, Russia, Norway, France, Denmark, Argentina, Spain, Uruguay and Vietnam… And we presented our “IMAGINARY-Entdeckerbox”, a very exciting new medium for us to reach out to schools. The biggest news in 2013 was that we continue our great collaboration with the Klaus Tschira Stiftung. We are now working on a 3 years program to communicate modern mathematics and current research. We are looking forward for the upcoming “snapshots of modern mathematics” project and new exhibitions which are already in the pipeline for 2014. 

Download directory for IMAGINARY Christmas card

Thank you for your support!

With all the best,


All News

Nov. 15, 2013

For the first time, “IMAGINARY - through the eyes of mathematics” will be shown in Norway.The exhibition is organized by the NTNU University Museum in collaboration with The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters through the board of Abel Prize and other partners. The exhibition features new...Read more

Oct. 31, 2013

The “Medienpreis Mathematik 2013” by the Deutsche Mathematiker Vereinigung (DMV) goes to Gert-Martin Greuel and Andreas Matt for their work on the project IMAGINARY. The prize is awarded for outstanding contributions to the communication and popularization of mathematics. The award comes with 4000 Euro prize money provided by the Walter de Gruyter Stiftung in Berlin.

The jury...Read more

Oct. 2, 2013

Today the Spanish version of “IMAGINARY - open mathematics” was launched. With the new language selector on top of the page or the direct link www. you can open the Spanish version of the platform. All main exhibition contents are translated and we invite collaborators to join our translation community to help translating our...Read more

Sep. 20, 2013

The new project “Oberwolfach meets IMAGINARY” funded by the Klaus Tschira Stiftung started! It is a three years project (2013 - 2016) with several work plans focusing on the communication of modern mathematics and current mathematical research. The core idea of this new project is to connect the Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach, one of the most important mathematical research institutes worldwide, and...Read more

Aug. 27, 2013

Following our IMAGINARY approach of collaborative and user generated exhibitions (remember the Mathematics of Planet Earth exhibition, which was created through user contributions) we present you the new project “SURFER - visitors create a math exhibition”, where the exhibition is built on site by the visitors from...Read more