Mathematical diagram by Niccolo Tartaglia

Mathematical diagram by Niccolo Tartaglia

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Caption: Mathematical diagram by Niccolo Tartaglia. 16th Century mathematical diagram from 'La noua scientia' by the Italian mathematician Niccolo Tartaglia (1550). This publication, regarded as Tartaglia's greatest work, showed how the path of a projectile is curved and that a projectile travels the furthest distance when fired at an angle of 45 degrees to the ground.

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