Revealing the lost codex of Archimedes (William Noel)

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Jan van der Crabben
by TED
published on 19 July 2014
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http://www.ted.com How do you read a two-thousand-year-old manuscript that has been erased, cut up, written on and painted over? With a powerful particle accelerator, of course! Ancient books curator William Noel tells the fascinating story behind the Archimedes palimpsest, a Byzantine prayer book containing previously-unknown original writings from ancient Greek mathematician Archimedes and others.

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TED, . (2014, July 19). Revealing the lost codex of Archimedes (William Noel). World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/519/revealing-the-lost-codex-of-archimedes-william-noe/

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TED, . "Revealing the lost codex of Archimedes (William Noel)." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified July 19, 2014. https://www.worldhistory.org/video/519/revealing-the-lost-codex-of-archimedes-william-noe/.

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TED, . "Revealing the lost codex of Archimedes (William Noel)." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 19 Jul 2014. Web. 24 Oct 2021.