trigonometry

  • A new angle on ancient trigonometry

    Ancient Greeks were said to have discovered trigonometry. But Australian detective work gives the...

    This article first appeared in Cosmos Weekly on 6 August 2021. For more stories like this, subscribe to Cosmos Weekly...

    Australia August 13, 2021
  • A new angle on ancient trigonometry

    Ancient Greeks were said to have discovered trigonometry. But Australian detective work gives the...

    For some people, the word “trigonometry” conjures up images of right-angled triangles, or maybe even our old friends ...

    Civilisations August 6, 2021
  • The world’s first trigonometry

    The Babylonians had understanding of geometry first.

    The ancient Babylonians – who lived from about 4,000BCE in what is now Iraq – had a long forgotten understanding of r...

    Mathematics August 28, 2017
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