Apr 202015
The first scientific revolution began 2300 years ago when Greek geometricians applied mathematics to produce technology that created something never seen in nature – burning combustibles by sunlight. The ancient Greeks called these solar parabolic concentrators “Burning Mirrors.” Diocles, a Greek geometrician writing in the middle of the second-century BCE, credits Dositheus, alive a century earlier, as well as a colleague of Archimedes, as the first to build such a device...


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