Ancient Roots of Modern Science

Talk of the Nation Science Friday resumes with a look at ancient cultures around the world and their pioneering discoveries in science and math.

Guests:

DIck Teresi
*Author of Lost Discoveries: The Ancient Roots of Modern Science — from the Babylonian to the Maya
*Science Writer, co-author of The God Particle, Amherst, Mass.

Jamil Ragep
*Professor of the History of Science, Coordinator of Middle Eastern Studies, and Co-Director of the Center for Peace Studies, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Okla.

Roger Hart
*Assistant Professor in the Departments of History and Asian Studies, University of Texas at Austin

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