Ancient Optics: Shedding Light on Bygone Days

Stephen R. Wilk

Ancient cultures such as the Greeks, Romans, Mesopotamians and Egyptians are known to have made surprisingly advanced inroads into medicine, astronomy, chemistry, mechanical engineering and mathematics. It’s hard to believe that they didn’t come up with a few tricks in optics as well.

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Ancient Optics: Shedding Light on Bygone Days

Stephen R. Wilk

Ancient cultures such as the Greeks, Romans, Mesopotamians and Egyptians are known to have made surprisingly advanced inroads into medicine, astronomy, chemistry, mechanical engineering and mathematics. It’s hard to believe that they didn’t come up with a few tricks in optics as well.

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Publish Date: 01 September 2005


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