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Archimedes Of Syracuse

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nikhil mistry

on 6 May 2010

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Archimedes of Syracuse
By Nikhil Mistry Invented levers and pulleys Archimedes' screw Geometry Discovered how to find the volume and area of a sphere and other solids Approximated pi Contributions Principle of Buoyancy. It is believed that he was actually the first to have invented integral calculus, 2000 years before Newton and Leibniz. Powers of Ten Math Archimedes Lever Formula For Area Under the Curve “Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.” Archimedes and the Burning Mirrors. Retrieved April 18, 2010, from The Internet Encyclopedia of Science website: http://www.daviddarling.info/encyclopedia/A/Archimedes_and_the_ burning_mirrors.html
Archimedes. Retrieved April 19, 2010, from website http://www-maths.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/~gmp/gmpANA.html
Fowler, Michael. (2008, September 19). How the Greeks Used Geometry to Understand the Stars. Retrieved April 19, 2010, from the website: http://galileoandeinstein.physics.virgi nia.edu/lectures/greek_astro.htm
Archimedes Quotes. Retrieved April 19, 2010, from the website: http://thinkexist.com/quotes/ archimedes/
Buoyancy. Retrieved April 21, 2010. From Archimedes Principle website: http://home.flash.net/~table/gasses/archem.htm
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