Thursday, October 27, 2005

Marshall Clagett Dies
Historian Marshall Clagett has died at the age of 89 in Princeton. As well as his well known writings about Archimedes and the history of medieval science, he also contributed to the field of Egyptology: " In his most recent work about science in ancient Egypt, Clagett used computers to interpret hieroglyphics. At the time of his death, he was also completing the fourth and final volume of a work titled Ancient Egyptian Science."

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