An Indian minister has claimed that Indian scholars discovered gravity centuries before Issac Newton’s famous encounter with an apple, and called on the country’s scientists to promote more homegrown theories.
Sure*, why not? Wouldn’t surprise if some very clever people had worked out reality.
Charaka was a scholar who developed the concept of Ayurvedic medicine and learning around 300 BC, while Aryabhata was a 5th century mathematician and astronomer.
Show us the texts and we can have a look, eh?
*Telegraph apparently has this story on the wrong URL…..