The Shiva Hypothesis (fwd)

Stefan Baums sbaums at STUD2.STUD.UNI-GOETTINGEN.DE
Sun Mar 8 16:20:49 UTC 1998

On 08-Mar-98 Vidyasankar Sundaresan wrote:
> neurostimulant. Can't think of any other scientific term using Indian
> words. (Wasn't there an Indology list discussion about this, a year or
> so ago?) Indian/Skt. terminology seems to have entered only chemistry.
> Physics and biology seem immune to it.
> From biology there are there are the names of the early hominids Ramapithecus
and Sivapithecus (-pithecus is from a Greek word meaning "ape"). The former was
first dug up in Northern India in the 1930s.

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