Religion: Understanding Islam | TED Studies | Read |

Series of talks and essays about religion on TED.... TED Studies are curated video collections for students, educators and self-guided learners. In Understanding Islam, TED speakers talk about the faith practiced by more than 1.5 billion people worldwide and often misunderstood. Source: Religion: Understanding Islam | TED Studies | Read |

TED Talk | William Noel | Revealing the lost codex of Archimedes….

How do you read a two-thousand-year-old manuscript that has been erased, cut up, written on and painted over? With a powerful particle accelerator, of course! 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.