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 Archimedes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Archimedes was killed by a Roman soldier in the sack of Syracuse during the Second Punic War, despite orders from the Roman general, Marcellus, that he was not to be harmed. In this scroll Archimedes obtains the result he was most proud of: that the area and volume of a sphere are in the same relationship to the area and volume of the circumscribed straight cylinder. Archimedes did probably consider these methods not mathematically precise, and he used these methods to find at least some of the areas or volumes he sought, and then used the more traditional method of exhaustion to prove them. en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Archimedes   (1976 words)

 Archimedes - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-29) Archimedes became a popular figure as a result of his involvement in the defense of Syracuse against the Roman siege in the First and Second Punic Wars. Archimedes also gave a quite different proof of nearly the same proposition by a method using infinitesimals; that different proof is found here. In this book Archimedes obtains the result he was most proud of: that the area and volume of a sphere are in the same relationship to the area and volume of the circumscribed straight cylinder. open-encyclopedia.com /Archimedes   (1553 words)

 Archimedes -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-29) Archimedes also gave a quite different proof of nearly the same proposition by a method using infinitesimals; that different proof is found (The present location; this place) here. He invented the field of (The branch of mechanics concerned with forces in equilibrium) statics, enunciated the law of the (A rigid bar pivoted about a fulcrum) lever, the law of (A stable situation in which forces cancel one another) equilibrium of fluids and the law of (Cheerfulness that bubbles to the surface) buoyancy. Archimedes did probably consider these methods not mathematically precise, and he used these methods to find at least some of the areas or volumes he sought, and then used the more traditional (additional info and facts about method of exhaustion) method of exhaustion to prove them. www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/a/ar/archimedes.htm   (2101 words)

 Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-29) On the Sphere and The Cylinder :In this scroll Archimedes obtains the result he was most proud of: that the area and volume of a sphere are in the same relationship to the area and volume of the circumscribed straight cylinder. The Quadrature of the Parabola :In this scroll, Archimedes calculates the area of a segment of a parabola (the figure delimited by a parabola and a secant line not necessarily perpendicular to the axis). Archimedes' Cattle Problem :Archimedes wrote a letter to the scholars in the Library of Alexandria, who apparently had downplayed the importance of Archimedes' works. www.stylokna.pl /wikipedia/Archimedes   (1837 words)

 Archimedes - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Archimedes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-29) It has been speculated that the 'mirrors' were in fact highly polished shields, the concave side of which would focus the sun at a fixed distance. Archimedes was killed in Syracuse by a Roman soldier in 212 BC. * "Perhaps the best indication of what Archimedes truly loved most is his request that his tombstone include a cylinder circumscribing a sphere, accompanied by the inscription of his amazing theorem that the sphere is exactly two-thirds of the circumscribing cylinder in both surface area and volume!" (Laubenbacher and Pengelley, p. www.encyclopedia-glossary.com /en/Archimedes.html   (1695 words)

 Archimedes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-29) Archimedes did probably consider these methods not mathematically precise, and he used these methods to find at least some of the areas or volumes he sought, and then used the more traditional method of exhaustion? Archimedes' Quadrature Of The Parabola (http://www.math.ubc.ca/~cass/archimedes/parabola.html) Translated by Thomas Heath. Archimedes' On The Measurement Of The Circle (http://www.math.ubc.ca/~cass/archimedes/circle.html) Translated by Thomas Heath. xahlee.org /_p/wiki/Archimedes.html   (1545 words)

 archimedes information site Archimedes (Greek: Î‘Î¡Î§ÎÎÎ—Î”Î—Î£) (287 BCâ“212 BC) was a Greek mathematician, astronomer, philosopher, physicist and engineer born in the Greek seaport colony of Syracuse. The Greeks said that he was killed while drawing an equation in the sand, and told this story to contrast their high-mindedness with Roman ham-handedness; however, it should be noted that Archimedes designed the siege engines that devastated a substantial Roman invasion force, so his death may have been out of retribution. This archimedes variant index site has been developed to help wayward users find the information they are looking for, no matter how they are mistakenly spelled or mistyped. www.spellcorrect.info /archimedes.htm   (1935 words)

 ARCHIMEDES GREEK PHILOSOPHER AND INVENTOR - SOLAR NAVIGATOR WORLD ELECTRIC NAVIGATION CHALLENGE, THE BLUEBIRD ELECTRIC ... Archimedes, probably tired after his work during the siege, was sitting on the ground, drawing mathematical figures in the dust. Archimedes is generally regarded as the greatest mathematician and scientist of antiquity and one of the three greatest mathematicians of all time. The screw is still used to lift water in the Nile delta in Egypt, and is often used to shift grain in mills and powders in factories. www.solarnavigator.net /inventors/archimedes.htm   (2022 words)

 iqexpand.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-29) Archimedes Project andquot;Give me a lever long enough and a place to stand, and I will move the world.andquot; -Archimedes, 230 BC andquot;Technology gives individuals the power to move their world.andquot; -The... Archimedes Systems is a premier provider of leading edge personal financial planning decision support tools for the financial services industry. Archimedes born: 287 BC in Syracuse, Sicily died: 212 BC in Syracuse Archimedes, who combined a genius for mathematics with a physical insight, must rank with Newton, who lived nearly two thousand... archimedes.iqexpand.com   (1882 words)

 Home Archimedes demonstrated the lever arm for force was bigger than the arm used for resistance. In the preface to On Spirals Archimedes it is stated Archimedes was in the habit of sending statements of his latest theorems, but without proofs. In the tradition of Archimedes we have taken the time and effort necessary in our courses to provide anatomical mathematical proofs of all theorems. www.spinalfitness.com /history.htm   (2943 words)

 I.C Other Estimating Contexts /3600 = 200 / 3600 = 1/18 for the interval [49,51], / 3600 = 40 / 3600 = 1/90 for the interval [9,11]. Project on Estimation and Archimedes: The Greek mathematician and scientist Archimedes (287-212 B.C.E.) wrote perhaps the first work to give a systematic method for estimation. www.humboldt.edu /~mef2/book/ch1/1C1.html   (1667 words)

 Ectopic Brain - What's New The Armor 3600 (shown below) was recently reviewed on The Gadgeteer, and the less-expensive Armor 2000 was reviewed last year. Archimedes, the free medical calculator by Skyscape, was recently updated to version 6.0.165. Archimedes provides you with 70 preprogrammed formulas that include specialties such as cardiology, pharmacology, hematology, FEN, pediatrics, pulmonary and renal. pbrain.hypermart.net /2003_08_01_archive.html   (2737 words)

 Measurement Pi is an irrational number and thus the number stated above is not exact, but an approximation. Archimedes, a great ancient mathematician, used a method called "Exhaustion" The method of "Exhaustion" used by Archimedes to find an approximation for www.unm.edu /~maryrobn/trig/meas.htm   (436 words)

 3600 Archimedes -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-29) 3600 Archimedes -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article 3600 Archimedes is a small (additional info and facts about main belt) main belt (Any of numerous small celestial bodies composed of rock and metal that move around the sun (mainly between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter)) asteroid, belonging to the Rafita family. It is named after (Greek mathematician and physicist noted for his work in hydrostatics and mechanics and geometry (287-212 BC)) Archimedes, the ancient (A native or inhabitant of Greece) Greek (A person with advanced knowledge of one of more sciences) scientist. www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/3/36/3600_archimedes.htm   (110 words)

 Some page Each function is called 3600 times, with a variety of input values. Time in seconds for 3600 function calls eccentricity values 0.25 0.1 0.05 0.9 Newton's method 26.9 24.9 23.9 33.8 c5 series 8.3 8.3 8.4 8.5 c3 series 4.8 5.0 4.9 4.9 QBASIC - relative times may change on other interpreters and systems. As might be expected each equation of centre series function took more or less the same time to return a value irrespective of the value of the eccentricity. www.stargazing.net /Kepler/kepler.html   (2985 words)

 Unexplained Mysteries :: 3600 year-old statue of Egyptian pharaoh found Buried for nearly 3,600 years, a rare statue of Egypt's King Neferhotep I has been brought to light in the ruins of Thebes by a team of French archaeologists. They believed that the cobra would spit fire at approaching enemies. Archimedes Death Ray device put to the test www.unexplained-mysteries.com /viewnews.php?id=42377   (91 words)

 Letters to the Editor Finding rigorous upper and lower bounds is a different skill, certainly a very demanding one, but dare I say it, a rather tedious one. Take, for instance, the celebrated result of Archimedes on ?. Once one has understood the basic idea, there is nothing very exciting in the third or fourth iteration of it. www.siam.org /siamnews/01-03/letters.htm   (952 words)

 Boulder Community Network Youth Center - Serving Boulder County since 1994 Colorado Virtual Library for Kids A local project which references and reviews over 3600 sites for kids on the web. From Archimedes to Newton Details the history of calculus from the Greeks to the present, and also answers the age-old question of what the usefulness of calculus is. Bad Science Did you know there is no such thing as the "scientific method?" This site dispels many scientific myths taught in schools. bcn.boulder.co.us /youth   (503 words)

 Amazon Slide Show Software VCD's make it easy to share your images with your friends and family, particularly those who do not have a computer. Archimedes Grapher Slide Show is a powerful and convenient software kit, which is used to play slides generated by Archimedes Grapher in full screen. With it, you can play Archimedes Grapher slides in full screen for teaching purpose on another computer on which Archimedes Grapher software is not installed. www.programurl.com /software/amazon-slide-show7.htm   (1416 words)

 [No title] But the fact is the is last report is the only one I have seen that has done any tests properly. Should NATURE or NEW SCIENTIST print the idea Spontaneous Neutron Materialization is the mechanism of cold fusion experiments without giving credit to Archimedes Plutonium, then, they have redistributed my works without attribution or compensation. Would make a lot of difference to the boundary layer flow > and the nature of cavitation, and might be totally responsible for the > distinct nature of the damage. www.ibiblio.org /pub/academic/physics/Cold-fusion/fd-latest/thruFD3243   (13794 words)

 New Oceans: Indian History Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-29) Laplace, the famous mathematician is quoted as saying - "It is India that gave us the ingenious method of expressing all numbers by 10 symbols, a profound and important idea which appears so simple to us now that we ignore its true merit. But its very simplicity, the great ease which it has lent to all computations, puts our arithmetic in the first rank of useful inventions; and we shall appreciate the grandeur of this achievement the more when we remember that it escaped the genius of Archimedes and Apollonius, two of the greatest men produced by antiquity" 12,000 yrs = 4800 + 3600 + 2400 + 1200 www.ittc.ku.edu /~eerakm/archives/indian_history   (1562 words)

 TriSection MAA Fall 2004 Meeting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-29) The title of his talk is "Angle Trisectors". Ron Graham, President of Mathematical Association of America will speak on "Archimedes, Combinatorics and the Stomachion" Brian Conrey, Executive Director, American Institute of Mathematics will speak on "Primes and zeros: a million dollar mystery". math.evansville.edu /MAAFall2004.htm   (831 words)

 The world's top archimedes websites / Top / Kids_and_Teens / School_Time / Math / Mathematicians / Archimedes / Top / Computers / Systems / Acorn / Archimedes / Top / Computers / Emulators / Acorn / Archimedes dirs.org /wiki-article-tab.cfm/archimedes   (1634 words)

 Previous Questions Convert this to kilometers per hour and round to the nearest hundredth. = [(60 m) / (6.41 s)] * [(1 km) / (1000 m)] * [(3600 s) / (1 hr)] You need to use your own graphing calculator to plot the function. www.gomath.com /Questions/question.php?question=41821   (599 words)

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