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  1. 'Archimedes'

    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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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