Golden Fleece: A Heavy Task

Sean Gilmore


Of the many infeasible creatures and relics in ancient Greek mythos, the Golden Fleece from Jason and the Argonauts has drawn much attention from historians as to what it represented in terms of politics, technology and religion. However, we will instead explore the scientific basis to the possibilities of the existence of a gold fleeced ram. This article specifically addresses the physical and biophysical aspects to this multidisciplinary problem.


Mythology; Physics; Biology; Material properties; Golden Fleece

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