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I am currently preparing my next physics exam, and I got courious if there may be on the Net some sort of time scale of mathematical discoveries, so that I could compare discoveries and achievements in physics with the mathematic instruments available at the time.
While there is large abundance of such graphs for computer science and physics, maths related ones are quite hard to find..

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@Qiaochu Yuan: if you convert your comment into an answer I will accept it. Thanks! – Lucius Jan 11 '11 at 10:17
I'd like to add: there's a book by Clifford A. Pickover that enlist some mathematical gems through the ages. – Voyska Sep 8 '12 at 3:49
@GustavoBandeira: ok, I will have a look at it whenever I get the chance.. Thank you for the advice! – Lucius Sep 9 '12 at 23:04
up vote 4 down vote accepted

Wikipedia has such a list at this article.

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