Friday math movie: Revealing the lost codex of Archimedes
By Murray Bourne, 31 May 2012
This is an interesting story about how a particle accelerator was used to recover one of Archimedes' manuscripts. That was after the dirty candle wax had been removed, and after they went through various processes to read through the prayers that had been written over the top.
See the 1 Comment below.
9 Jul 2012 at 7:33 pm [Comment permalink]
Oh nice one.
I check TED site regularly , but I don't know how I missed this amazing piece of video!
Thanks for sharing.