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    Astronomy & math in ancient Babylon
    From: Noell Wilson
    Date: 2016 Jan 31, 08:26 -0800

    The right people looked at come clay tablets in the British Museum and recognized that Babylonian astronomers in the 350 to 50 B.C. Period described the unique motion of Jupiter across the sky with graphs of position versus time. "It was an abstract concept not known elsewhere at the time. 'It anticipates integral calculus.' "

    http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/29/science/babylonians-clay-tablets-geometry-astronomy-jupiter.html?_r=0


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