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This ancient Babylonian map of Jupiter just changed history as we know it


You’re looking at the foundations of modern calculus. Trustees of the British Museum/Mathieu Ossendrijver Analysis of an ancient code breaking tablet has revealed that Babylonian astronomers had calculated the movements of Jupiter using an early form of geometric calculus some 1,400 years before we thought the technique was invented by the Europeans. This means that these ancient...

Benzir Ahammed Shawon

I'm Benzir Ahammed Shawon (বাংলা: বেনজির আহম্মেদ শাওন), also known as Benzir A. Shawon, from Beautiful Bangladesh. I'm an undergraduate student. I'm studying Computer Science and Engineering as my major and Mathematics as my minor under the School of Engineering and Physical Science at North South University. I'm a competitive programmer. Also, machine learning and artificial intelligence researcher, technology and robotics blogger, robotics and microcontroller enthusiast. I love to code, solving problems, and play video games. My favorite computer languages are Python, Matlab, Java, C, and C++. And, my most favorite video game is Far Cry 3. I have good knowledge of Combinatorics. I can describe many things with patterns. I have studied 'Harmonies of the World' by Johannes Kepler and 'Liber Abaci' by Fibonacci. φ is my favorite irrational number, and the hexagon is my favorite polygon. I'm a Marxist, and a leader of the historical progressive leftist student organization, Bangladesh Students' Union.