Infinite Secrets AIRING SEPTEMBER 30, 2003 **Archimedes** of Syracuse was one of the greatest mathematicians in history. He was also a great inventor and scientist.

Evolution of Mathematics **Archimedes** and Apollonius 2 Contents Abstract - One of the most notable mathematicians from the culmination of the Hellenistic Age of the Mediterranean, **Archimedes**, presented numerous discoveries to the world directly and indirectly through his numerous works.

**Archimedes** of Syracuse 1 **Archimedes** of Syracuse (287-212 BCE), the most famous and probably the best mathematician of antiquity, made so many discoveries in mathematics and physics that it is difficult to point to any of them as his greatest.

**Archimedes** **Archimedes** (287 BCE - 212 BCE), the greatest mathematician and mathematical physicist of antiquity, was born in Syracuse in what is now Italy.

Fault interpretation is carried out by **Archimedes** using an Automatic Curve Matching (ACM) method applied to located magnetic data. ACM analyses a single magnetic anomaly along a flight line or profile extracted from a gridded Total Magnetic Intensity (TMI) field in a purely automatic manner.

Name: (Writer) _____ Date_____ (Partners) _____ Section _____ - 53 of 67 - PHYS 231 Lab Exercise: **Archimedes**' Principle Objective: You are probably familiar from swimming in pools and/or lakes that when you are ...

Resources for Teaching Math © 2008 National Council of Teachers of Mathematics http://illuminations.nctm.org **Archimedes**' Puzzle N AME _____ The Stomachion is a puzzle that is at least 2,200 years old.

**Archimedes** of Syracuse! Born 287 B. C. at Syracuse! Father was an astronomer! Developed life-long interest in the heavens! Most of what we know about **Archimedes** comes from Plutarch's Life of Marcellus and **Archimedes** writings to the scholars at Alexandria

However, **Archimedes**' work served in this respect, once again, as inspiration: modern scientists developed calculus as an attempt to emulate - and then to go one better than - **Archimedes** himself.

1 1 **Archimedes** **Archimedes** (287 -212 BCE), son of the astronomer Phidias, lived in Syracuse, a Greek colony in Sicily. He was probably educated in Alexandria.