The Mathematical Projection of the Six Simple Machines
Philosophy is written in this grand book, the universe, which stands continually open to our gaze. But the book cannot be understood unless one first learns to comprehend the language and read the letters in which it is composed. It is written in the language of mathematics, and its characters are triangles, circles, and other geometrical figures without which it is humanly impossible to understand a single world of it; without these, one wanders about in a dark labyrinth.1
KeywordsExperimental Physic Seventeenth Century Modern Science Sixteenth Century Natural Motion
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