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[archimedespalimpsest.org]

It was in 1998 it was sold, at Christie's auction house in New York.

GG.

greengirl5 Wrote:

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> What a story about the Archimedes manuscript! But

> it hails way back to 2002. Imagine leaving it on a

> table and then go and have a three course meal,

> finding out about it and having to eat your way

> through the meal first. Enough to make you choke

> on it.

> Archimedes does seem wiser, not just different!

> Wisdom does not necessarily follow a straight

> line.

>

> GG.

>

>

>

>

> michael seabrook Wrote:

> --------------------------------------------------

> -----

> > A book that could have changed the history of

> the

> > World. Lost for over a thousand years, it

> contains

> > a unique record of the world and mind of one of

> > the greatest men ever, a mathematical genius

> who

> > was centuries ahead of his time: Archimedes.

> > It's an extraordinary thought that if

> scientists

> > had had access to this document mathematics

> might

> > be far more developed now. Who knows as a

> result

> > how different the modern world might look and

> all

> > because of something written by a man in the

> 3rd

> > century BC.

> >

> > If we had been aware of the discoveries of

> > Archimedes hundreds of years ago we could have

> > been on Mars today, we could have have

> developed

> > the computer that is as smart as a human being

> > today, we could have accomplished all of the

> > things that now people are predicting for a

> > century from now.

> >

> <[www.bbc.co.uk]

>

> > destrans.shtml>

It was in 1998 it was sold, at Christie's auction house in New York.

GG.

greengirl5 Wrote:

-------------------------------------------------------

> What a story about the Archimedes manuscript! But

> it hails way back to 2002. Imagine leaving it on a

> table and then go and have a three course meal,

> finding out about it and having to eat your way

> through the meal first. Enough to make you choke

> on it.

> Archimedes does seem wiser, not just different!

> Wisdom does not necessarily follow a straight

> line.

>

> GG.

>

>

>

>

> michael seabrook Wrote:

> --------------------------------------------------

> -----

> > A book that could have changed the history of

> the

> > World. Lost for over a thousand years, it

> contains

> > a unique record of the world and mind of one of

> > the greatest men ever, a mathematical genius

> who

> > was centuries ahead of his time: Archimedes.

> > It's an extraordinary thought that if

> scientists

> > had had access to this document mathematics

> might

> > be far more developed now. Who knows as a

> result

> > how different the modern world might look and

> all

> > because of something written by a man in the

> 3rd

> > century BC.

> >

> > If we had been aware of the discoveries of

> > Archimedes hundreds of years ago we could have

> > been on Mars today, we could have have

> developed

> > the computer that is as smart as a human being

> > today, we could have accomplished all of the

> > things that now people are predicting for a

> > century from now.

> >

> <[www.bbc.co.uk]

>

> > destrans.shtml>

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