3,700-year-old #Babylonian tablet rewrites the history of #maths. #Greek #Trygonometry #math #history | The Blockchain Revolution | Scoop.it
A 3,700-year-old clay tablet has proven that the Babylonians developed trigonometry 1,500 years before the Greeks and were using a sophisticated method of mathematics which could change how we calculate today. The tablet, known as Plimpton 332, was discovered in the early 1900s in Southern Iraq by the