Thursday, November 30, 2006

Reinventing the gear-wheel

Technology historians discuss research findings in a recent New York Times article on ancient technology:

It seems clear . . . that 'much of the mind-boggling technological sophistication available in some parts of the Hellenistic and Greco-Roman world was simply not transmitted further'.
And yet another reason to hang on to the user manual.

See The Times for more.

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