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Scientists Fete China's Supreme Polymath

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Science  02 Nov 2007:
Vol. 318, Issue 5851, pp. 733
DOI: 10.1126/science.318.5851.733

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SHANGHAI-- Last month, scientists met here to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the publication of the first six volumes of Euclid's Elements in Chinese and to explore the remarkable legacy of their translator, Xu Guangqi.