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William Noel:
William Noel: Revelando el códice perdido de Arquímedes

TEDxSummit · 14:53 · Filmed Apr 2012
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William Noel: William Noel: Revelando el códice perdido de Arquímedes
14:53 · Filmed April 2012 at TEDxSummit · Subtitles available in 28 languages

¿Cómo lees un manuscrito de dos mil años de antigüedad que ha sido borrado, cortado, escrito y pintado por encima? ¡Con un poderoso acelerador de partículas, por supuesto! El curador de libros antiguos, William Noel explica la fascinante historia detrás del palimpsesto de Arquímedes, un libro de oraciones bizantino que contenía, previamente desconocidos, escritos originales del antiguo matemático griego Arquímedes y de otros.

Curator, rare book scholar
William Noel is a curator who believes museums should make their collections free and available on the Internet. Full bio
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