A gripping literary detective story The revelations change the history of science and mathematics Combines intrigue, lost books, academic detection and final revelations which rewrite the history of science and mathematics - a major publishing event The discovery of the prayer book was featured heavily in the media and captured the public imagination
Reviel Netz is Professor of Ancient Science at Stanford University, a leading authority on Archimedes, and editor of the Archimedes Palimpsest. William Noel is Curator of Manuscripts and Rare Books at the Walters Art Museum and Director of the Archimedes Palimpsest Project. William Noel is Curator of Manuscripts and Rare Books at the Walters Art Museum and Director of the Archimedes Palimpsest Project.
The authors are fortunate to be involved in such a great project and they ahve done an excellent job in the writing of this book - BRITISH SOCIETY FOR THE HISTORY OF MATHEMATICSA heroic account, of mathematics, and science. - ANGLO-HELLENIC REVIEW