Episode 1: Keeping Up with the Babylonians


This episode provides a bit of background to the history of physics. It focuses on the Babylonians and some of their important developments in the fields of mathematics and astronomy.

Listen to the episode here.


Also, here is a photo of a cuneiform tablet at the Musee National d’Histoire et d’Art in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg. It was dated to c. 2030 BCE, about 300 years before the creation of the empire of Babylonia.

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