The Father of Trigonometry: Thales

There’s a funny story at the beginning of this video.

Thales was a natural scientist and the founder of trigonometry. He lived around 600 BC.

He was gazing at the stars and he fell in a well.

He got mocked for it. Something like this:

“Like, if you are so smart, why don’t you get rich? Haha.”

So he did. lol. He applied math to oil production, made a bunch of money and then gave it all away. He was a good businessman but he was really inspired by logos.

Thales and Pythagoras
Overview of the two earliest Greek geometers, Thales and Pythagoras.

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