CH-05 Science and technology from Greco-Roman antiquity to the 21st century

ao.Univ.Prof. Dr. Herbert Bannert
emer. o.Univ.Prof. Dr. Franz Römer
MMag. Dr. Sonja Martina Schreiner

Institut für Klassische Philologie, Mittel- und Neulatein, Philologisch-Kulturwissenschaftliche Fakultät, Universität Wien

TQW2Subject area: Verhaltensforschung
What it is: Scientific and technical findings but also misjudgements go often remarkably far back into the past. We will present following topics: Why it can be life-threatening to be an architect: Aristotle and Theophrastics on magnetism and electricity; How did young people learn physics in the 18th century?; Demolition of building materials or who invented the concrete?