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Archimedes` Secret

If you love math, history, or rare books, this 48-min documentary is worth the time.

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Archimedes` Secret. If you love math, history, or rare books, this 48-min documentary is worth the time.
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Hits: 7850 | Favorites: 4 | Emailed: 1 | Rating: 2.6 | Category: Science | Date: 02/17/2013
 
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liabach
Male, 40-49, Western US
 925 Posts
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 11:47:06 PM
Antikythera mechanism

drawman61
Male, 50-59, Europe
 5680 Posts
Monday, February 18, 2013 3:13:41 PM
It's just as shocking that the so called "experts" working on the manuscript are handling it without gloves. Grease, sweat and acids are being transferred everytime they touch a piece.

Gerry1of1
Male, 50-59, Western US
 33910 Posts
Monday, February 18, 2013 7:09:01 AM

Thanks OldOllie.
I'm real good at spotting things. I`m always the first one to find Waldo

OldOllie
Male, 60-69, Midwest US
 13851 Posts
Sunday, February 17, 2013 10:13:30 PM
Doesn't that drawing at 36:46 look like the drawing from the Prime Number video, about the formula for the stars in a spiral arm galaxy thingie

Good catch, Gerry. It`s called the Spiral of Archimedes or logarithmic spiral, and it`s exactly what was used to describe the percentage of prime numbers in a given range starting at zero. The function r = ln(x), where r is the radius, and x is the angle (I`d use theta, but I can`t post Greek characters here) describes many natural structures from sea shells to galaxies.

spbm02
Male, 18-29, Southern US
 30 Posts
Sunday, February 17, 2013 6:31:47 PM
As if I needed another reason to dislike religious fundamentalists!!

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