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Probing the pint

... hydrostatics, and having even a passing acquaintance with Archimedes, knows that gas bubbles are lighter than liquid and must experience ...

News - plusadmin - 7 Jul 2010 - 14:58 - 0 comments

Ship of fools solution

... rise or fall (relative to the shore)? The solution Archimedes tells us that the upwards force on the boat is equal to the weight ...

Puzzle - plusadmin - 7 Jul 2010 - 13:49 - 0 comments

The Fields Medals 2006

... in a Latin quote engraved on each medal and attributed to Archimedes. It translates as: "To rise above oneself and grasp the world". The ...

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A disappearing number

... for children, that forms the heart of the play. Archimedes will be remembered when Aeschylus is forgotten, because languages ...

Article - plusadmin - 19 May 2010 - 16:01 - 0 comments

Intriguing integrals: Part I

... a systematic set of tools. This work began at least with Archimedes and has a continuous history (see reference [2] below). For ...

Article - plusadmin - 27 May 2010 - 13:45 - 0 comments