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# 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.

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### One Comment on “Friday math movie: Revealing the lost codex of Archimedes”

1. subash says:

Oh nice one.
I check TED site regularly , but I don't know how I missed this amazing piece of video!

Thanks for sharing.

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