N 1964 on the World's reasonable in long island I urban one room used to be committed exclusively to arithmetic. The show integrated a really at tractive and informative mural, approximately thirteen toes lengthy, backed through one of many greatest com puter production businesses and current ing a quick survey of the historical past of mathemat ics. Entitled, "Men of recent Mathematics," it provides an overview of the improvement of that technological know-how from nearly a thousand B. C. to the 12 months of the exhibition. the 1st centuries of this time span are illustrated via photographs from the historical past of paintings and, specifically, architec ture; the interval when you consider that 1500 is illuminated by way of photographs of mathematicians, together with short descriptions in their lives achievements. with reference to 80 photos are crowded right into a area of approximately fourteen sq. toes; between them, just one is of a girl. Her face-mature, clever, neither beautiful nor handsome-may recommend her love of sci- 1 Emmy Noether ence and inventive present, yet definitely finds a likeable character and a real kindness of center. it's the portrait of Emmy Noether ( 1882 - 1935), surrounded by means of the likenesses of such well-known males as Joseph Liouville (1809-1882), Georg Cantor (1845-1918), and David Hilbert (1862 -1943). it really is accom panied through the next textual content: Emmy Noether, daughter of the mathemati cian Max, was once known as "Der Noether," as though she have been a guy.