Eureka! — with relief in sight, an exciting archaeological discovery in Australia
As the story goes, the famous mathematician Archimedes was in the bathtub when he made an important discovery—how the concept of displacement in water could be used to test the purity of gold objects. In Australia, however, this gentleman was no where near toilet facilities when he needed to be, thereby stumbling across one of the most extensive—and earliest—finds of prehistoric rock art and settlement on the continent.
By Sarah Kaplan
The Washington Post
November 8, 2016