The Archimedes Codex
How A Medieval Prayer Book Is Revealing the True Genius of Antiquity's Greatest ScientistBook - 2007
Describes the discovery of the lost works of Archimedes, the great Greek mathematician, as part of a palimpsest from a medieval prayer book created during the thirteenth century, and offers a look at the full range of mathematical discoveries and theories that were found.
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Da Capo Press, 2007
Edition: 1st Da Capo Press ed
Branch Call Number: 532.25 N389a 2007
Characteristics: ix, 313 p.,  p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm