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January 2, 2014

A Prayer for Archimedes | Science News

700 years ago a monk erased some parchment to repurpose for a new book. He erased a copy of Archimedes's notes developing calculus 2-00 years before Isaac Newton.

A Prayer for Archimedes | Science News

A long-lost work by Archimedes shows his subtle grasp of the notion of infinity- and how close he was to developing calculus.