Chantal Ferrer Roca
Head of the Department of Applied Physics (UV, Spain).
Illustration syracuse

The historian of science Alexander Koyrè summarised the scientific work of the sixteenth century as a gradual understanding of the works of Archimedes.
illustration large hugo salais sling

Probably of Paleolithic origin and present since the first civilisations, the sling is ancient and ubiquitous not only as a weapon, but also as the paradigm of circular movement.