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Babylonians beat Greeks by 1,000 years in trigonometry: Study

Babylonians were the pioneers of trigonometry -- the study of triangles -- and they trumped the Greeks by 1,000 years, revealed an analysis of a 3,700-year-old mathematical clay tablet, whose purpose was not known till now.

Original: http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/babylonians-beat-greeks-by-1-000-years-in-trigonometry-study-117082500791_1.html
Posted: August 25, 2017, 8:18 pm