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What is the contribution of Mesopotamia civilization in the field of science?

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The Mesopotamian Civilization is credited with major scientific advancements that they provided to the ancient world. They were remarkable in astronomy and had mastered the calculation of the sunrise, sunset, moonrise and moonset time. They provided the principle of 24 hours in a day and the now-standard division of a minute in 60 seconds and that of the hour into 60 minutes. They also gave the scientific explanation of dividing the circle into 360⁰. They thus were very well advanced and informed of Science and Mathematical principles.


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