Researchers say Babylonians beat Greeks to trigonometry by 1,000 years
Greek astronomer Hipparchus is known as the father of trigonometry. But the Guardian
reports Babylonian mathematicians may have gotten there 1,000 years earlier. Ever since the real-life inspiration for Indiana Jones discovered a 3,700-year-old clay tablet called P322 in what is now Iraq, historians and mathematicians have debated...