Talk of the Nation Science Friday resumes with a look at ancient cultures around the world and their pioneering discoveries in science and math.
*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.
*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.
*Assistant Professor in the Departments of History and Asian Studies, University of Texas at Austin