PACHSmörgåsbord: Leonardo Da Vinci
Tuesday, July 20, 2010
The latest rant about engineers dabbling in the history of science. This time, an Italian mechanical engineer “reconstructs” Archimedes’ steam cannon, despite any evidence that they existed.
Posted by Darin Hayton on 07/20 at 10:55 PM
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Sunday, May 27, 2012
Leonardo is once again being held up as a scientist. What are the problems with using such a term anachronistically? This post tries to raise questions about what is science and how do we identify it in the past.
Posted by Darin Hayton on 05/27 at 02:54 PM
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