Ancient books curator William Noel tells the fascinating story behind the Archimedes palimpsest, a Byzantine prayer book containing previously-unknown original writings from ancient Greek mathematician Archimedes and others:
- 15-minute TED talk
- More info and see many colored illustrations: Archimedes palimpsest / edited by Reviel Netz ... [et al.] Cambridge ; New York : Published for the Walters Art Museum by Cambridge University Press, 2011. 2 volumes.