Go figure: Stonehenge was built using Pythagoras' theorem

Mail Online | 6/21/2018 | Victoria Allen Science Correspondent For The Daily Mail
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Stonehenge was built using Pythagoras’ theorem – two millennia before the Greek philosopher was born, say experts.

The builders of Britain’s ancient stone circles are said to have used complex geometric rules, according to a new book.

Authors - Megalith - Stonehenge - Incarnations - Stone

The authors of Megalith say that one of Stonehenge’s earliest incarnations, dating from 2750BC, includes a stone rectangle which forms a perfect Pythagorean triangle when split in half.

Pythagoras’ theorem states that the sum of the areas of squares with sides the...
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