Astronomical Determination of the Time of Thales

Astronomical Determination of the Time of Thales

Book - 1895
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This brief article gives a somewhat technical overview of the mathematics used by Thales when calculating matters of astronomy in the sixth and seventh centuries B.C. Thales is known as the Father of Mathematics and as one of the first people to use geometry to calculate height and distance. He was also known to have predicted solar eclipses based on mathematical reasoning.
Publisher: [s.l.] : [s.n.], 1895.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (2 p.)

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