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Abstract: Supportive attitudes can bring to a blossoming science, while neglect canquickly make science absent from everyday life and provide a very primitiveview of the world. We compare one important Greek achievement, the computationof the Earth meridian by Eratosthenes, to its later interpretation by the Romanhistorian of science Pliny.



Autor: Khristo N. Boyadzhiev

Fuente: https://arxiv.org/







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