The Greek Legacy: How the Ancient Greeks Shaped Modern Mathematics [Video]

Here’s an animation we created in collaboration with The Royal Institution telling the tale of Ancient Greek Mathematics in just two minutes.

No mean feat I hear you say? Well listen to this.

2500 years ago a group of revolutionary thinkers changed the way we think about maths. Through the idea of proof, the Ancient Greeks showed that maths isn’t just about performing calculations, but a way of understanding and testing the reality of the world around us.

[12Foot6 | Via Kuriositas]

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