Math Scikus

A real number of science-haikus.

Dec 30, 2020 · 4 min read
The Ishango bone exhibited at the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences (Wikimedia Commons)


Nascent Logic Dawns
Propose “Bone” before counting
Mathematic’s birth

The Ishango bone from Africa, more than 20,000 years old, shows that counting may be as old as humans. But animal testing shows that…