Major Greek contributions include astronomy, optics, and acoustics, along with major advances in mathematics. Science in ancient Greece was based on logical thinking and mathematics. The Greeks were very interested to know about the world, the heavens, and themselves. Greek geniuses were lucid thinkers and bold reasoners.
The Greek philosophers were very much drawn to mathematics. They invented its generality, analyzed its premises, and made notable discoveries of theorems by a rigid adherence to deductive
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on chance combinations and heredity, and that sexual reproduction entered only after earth itself had developed.
From 1130 until the end of the twelfth century Greek science and logic flooded into Europe. There were Greek texts about medicine, astronomy, astrology, pharmacology, psychology, zoology, biology, botany, mineralogy, optics, chemistry, physics, mathematics, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, music, meteorology, geography, mechanics, hydrostatics, navigation, and history. For hundreds of years European science was based on the early theories of the Greeks.