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By Dick Teresi

Boldly difficult traditional knowledge, acclaimed technological know-how author and Omni journal cofounder Dick Teresi lines the origins of latest technology again to their old roots in an eye-opening account and landmark paintings.
This leading edge background proves as soon as and for all that the roots of contemporary technology have been demonstrated centuries, and in a few cases millennia, ahead of the births of Copernicus, Galileo, and Newton. during this enlightening, interesting, and significant publication, Teresi describes many discoveries from everywhere in the non-Western global -- Sumeria, Babylon, Egypt, India, China, Africa, Arab international locations, the Americas, and the Pacific islands -- that equaled and infrequently passed Greek and eu studying within the fields of arithmetic, astronomy, cosmology, physics, geology, chemistry, and expertise.
the 1st huge and authoritative multicultural background of technology written for a favored viewers, Lost Discoveries fills a serious void in our clinical, cultural, and highbrow heritage and is destined to develop into a vintage in its box.

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