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May 4, 1998

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It forms the basis for new, non-invasive medical diagnoses without using exploratory surgery. It helps scientists detect changes in the Sahara Desert and other environments from outer space. Law enforcement agents use it to solve murder cases. And computer gearheads use it to develop graphics for web pages, television and newspapers.

It is math, and it's everywhere. "Mathematics and Imaging" was the theme for Mathematics Awareness Week 1998. The result of a collaborative effort, this visually rich and thought-provoking collection of exhibits showcases the application of mathematics to a wide range of disciplines, including everything from tree rings to toxicology.

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Funded by a grant from the NSF for the Integration of Research and Education, this project was sponsored by The University of Arizona "Math Across the Curriculum" coalition.