Diffusion Science radio: Strange geometry in Antiquity - part 1

Strange geometry in Antiquity - part 1

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Dr Daniel Mansfield speaks with Ian Woolf about the strange geometry used by the Babylonians 4000 years ago - part 1.
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Dr Daniel Mansfield in a museum, holding an ancient clay tablet with gloved hands
Dr Daniel Mansfield
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Dr Daniel Mansfield will be speaking at the Frontiers of Science Forum 12th March 2021

February 22, 2021
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