Wednesday, December 9, 2009
Copernicus and Islamic scientific influence
From December 20th, 2002 Talk of the Nation Science Friday offers a look at ancient cultures around the world and their pioneering discoveries in science and math.
Guests include Dick Teresi [author of Lost Discoveries: The Ancient Roots of Modern Science -- from the Babylonian to the Maya and co-author of The God Particle], Jamil Ragep [Professor of the History of Science, Coordinator of Middle Eastern Studies, and Co-Director of the Center for Peace Studies, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma], and Roger Hart [Assistant Professor in the Departments of History and Asian Studies, University of Texas at Austin].
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