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Zürich, Braginsky Collection, B247, f. 03rZürich, Braginsky Collection, B247, f. 03r by Virtual Manuscript Library of Switzerland (cc by-nc)

... The length of the year may have been the first scientific measurement in human history to be accurate to seven significant figures. It took a thousand years of record-keeping to accomplish. Great comment from fantabulous timewaster on the "history that is embedded in the calendar."

09/28/22
by taz

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