The Maharal's Lost Continent, pt. I
First of a three-part series on the history of science and the nature of nature.
When we consider lands lost to time, the first that comes to mind is Atlantis, the utopian continent defeated, in the ancient legend, by the strength of Athens and forever sunk beneath the waves, where it goes on to inspire crackpots and produce Aquaman. However, like most contests for the general public's imagination, the status of Atlantis as the ulti…