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Comment: Re:At the very least... (Score 2, Informative) 392

by Harish Rallapali (#12605479) Attached to: Stanford Accelerator Uncovers Archimedes' Text
RTFA.

The article plainly states that the parchment was reused because parchments were hard to come by and archimedes' work wasn't in demand. It's the simple issue of supply and demand and a monk that made a rather careless mistake, not some evil church cabal trying to quash all knowledge.

Christians, as stupid as they are sometimes, don't have anything against mathematics anyways.

Numeric stability is probably not all that important when you're guessing.

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