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September 2002 Archimedes: What did he do besides cry eureka? Sherman Stein's motivation ... years. Before that, like most of us, he didn't know where Archimedes' reputation as one of the greatest mathematicians of all time had ...
plusadmin  22 Apr 2015  17:58  0 comments

Some pioneers of mathematics and where we would be without them
... the enemy must have been a health and safety priority. Archimedes Ancient Greece was home to many famous mathematicians, but perhaps the most famous was Archimedes . Contemporary GCSE and A level maths students rely heavily on his ...
Marianne  1 Nov 2017  16:01  0 comments

Editorial
... all is number; More Greeks: Plato, Euclid and Archimedes; The father of algebra. Without these, maths as we ... of Fibonacci; More Greeks: Plato, Euclid and Archimedes The school of Athens , a painting by Raphael, ...
plusadmin  27 Jul 2018  07:53

Intriguing integrals: Part I
... as a systematic set of tools. This work began at least with Archimedes and has a continuous history (see reference [2] below). For ...
plusadmin  4 Sep 2019  10:55  0 comments

Maths in a minute  levers
... the force is applied between the fulcrum and the load). Archimedes was the first to mathematically describe how levers work and ... from Wikipedia , and more about mechanics and about Archimedes on Plus Translation ...
Rachel  13 Dec 2016  15:38  2 comments

Plus Advent Calendar Door #18: Levers
... the force is applied between the fulcrum and the load). Archimedes was the first to mathematically describe how levers work and ... from Wikipedia , and more about mechanics and about Archimedes on Plus Return to the Plus advent calendar 2016 . ...
Marianne  16 Dec 2016  13:59  0 comments

Polar power
... spiral , named after the great Greek mathematician Archimedes who discovered it in the third century BC. As you can see from the ...
Marianne  16 May 2018  11:43  1 comment

Births and deaths in fluid chaos
... and the scientific study of fluids can be traced back to Archimedes, and possibly further. Today scientists study all kinds of fluids, ...
plusadmin  2 Apr 2019  16:58  0 comments

Ancient maths recovered
... are 30 lost dialogues of Aristotle and works by Archimedes and Euclid , as well as lost works of Sappho, Virgil, Terence, ...
plusadmin  7 Jul 2010  16:23  0 comments

The origins of proof II : Kepler's proofs
... of finding areas is, as he says, similar to that used by Archimedes (c.287  212 BC) to find the area of a circle. But it is not exactly the same, and unlike Archimedes' procedure, Kepler's is not completely rigorous. However, Kepler's ...
plusadmin  27 Jul 2018  04:53  1 comment