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The Hindu Science Quiz: On Anaximander, ‘the first scientist’

This is a mosaic from Johannisstraße, Trier dating to the early 3rd century AD, showing the pre-Socratic Greek philosopher Anaximander holding a sundial. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

This is a mosaic from Johannisstraße, Trier dating to the early 3rd century AD, showing the pre-Socratic Greek philosopher Anaximander holding a sundial. Photo: Wikimedia Commons  

Italian physicist Carlo Rovelli calls him the first scientist. He has also been referred variously as the ‘Father of Cosmology’ and the ’founder of astronomy’. Take this quiz to go back to the life and times of Anaximander.

 

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