Boldly challenging conventional wisdom, acclaimed science
writer and Omni magazine cofounder
Dick Teresi traces the origins of contemporary science back to their ancient
roots in an eye-opening account and landmark work.
This innovative history proves once and for all that the
roots of modern science were established centuries, and in some instances
millennia, before the births of Copernicus, Galileo, and Newton. In this
enlightening, entertaining, and important book, Teresi describes many
discoveries from all over the non-Western world—Sumeria, Babylon, Egypt, India,
China, Africa, Arab nations, the Americas, and the Pacific islands—that equaled
and often surpassed Greek and European learning in the fields of mathematics,
astronomy, cosmology, physics, geology, chemistry, and technology.
The first extensive and authoritative multicultural history
of science written for a popular audience, Lost
Discoveries fills a critical void in our scientific, cultural, and
intellectual history and is destined to become a classic in its field. Download and start listening now!