My new research focuses on mathematics and the sciences of the stars in 14th-century Constantinople, especially the network of polymaths around Nikephorus Gregoras.
I marvel at the power of that old chestnut about people in the middle ages believing the earth was flat. Even a person who rejects the myth that Columbus proved the earth was a sphere … Read more
Alexandre Kroyé almost certainly would write science fiction, sort of a Logan’s Run dystopian escape adventure.
“As part of Groupon’s commitment to science,” the online coupon site offered on April 1 a special on 2-D, flat earth globes. The description neatly poked fun at the recent NBA fad to claim the … Read more