Ancient 3700-year-old Babylonian tablet may be earliest evidence of trigonometry

For almost a hundred years, a mysterious clay tablet known as Plimpton 322 has baffled scientists as to its true meaning. Now, a pair of Australian mathematicians claim they’ve cracked the ancient Babylonian tablet which astonishingly might be a sort of trigonometrical table. If this is indeed true, then the Babylonians may have beat the Greeks…