article-0-1C16DE2A00000578-592_634x423Our exhibit space covers approximately half the original UCLA Network Measurement Center, which operated through 1969-75 as the first node of the ARPANET (a network that laid foundations for the modern Internet).  The space displays period-specific artifacts, documents, and photographs, including the packet switch that formed the first connection on the ARPANET.  It is shown to prospective students, visiting scholars, and other interested groups.