Hate maths? One man suggests that it’s the ancient Greeks to blame! Michael Brooks, who holds a PhD in quantum physics, is a science author, journalist and broadcaster says, “We have a problem with maths. I blame this on our obsession with the ancient Greeks.” Greek City Times spoke with Brooks to understand more about his theories.
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A Commemorative Series of Stamps ‘The Marbles of the Parthenon’ have been released by the Hellenic Post (ELTA) in collaboration with the Acropolis Museum with the aim to participate in the national effort for the reunification of the Parthenon Sculptures.
Consumers have been surprised to learn the hidden ancient Greek meaning behind the brand name Ajax, a popular brand of household cleaning products and detergents made by Colgate-Palmolive.
Stunned researchers discover that, in addition to accurately tracing the movement of the sun, moon and predicting when eclipses would occur, the Antikythera Mechanism created by the Ancient Greeks around 100-200BC also tracked the movements of Venus and Saturn. “Our work reveals the Antikythera Mechanism as a beautiful conception, translated by superb engineering into a device of genius,” the study concludes about the creation considered to be the world’s first computer.