Reply to post: Re: 3700 year ago ... and before then?

Forget trigonometry, 'cos Babylonians did it better 3,700 years ago – by counting in base 60!

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Re: 3700 year ago ... and before then?

"GR and QM were pretty much invented overnight"
From a geological perspective... I think we can date the beginning of humans thinking quantitatively from a time before 3,700 years BP.

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