giovedì 28 gennaio 2016

NYT Science: Signs of Modern Astronomy Seen in Ancient Babylon

Signs of Modern Astronomy Seen in Ancient Babylon
By KENNETH CHANG

Scientists have found a small clay tablet with markings indicating that a sort of precalculus technique was used to track Jupiter's motion in the night sky.

Published: January 29, 2016 at 06:00AM

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