• Archimedes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archimedes Biography. Archimedes was born c. 287 BC in the seaport city of Syracuse, Sicily, at that time a self-governing colony in Magna Graecia, located along the coast of ...
  • Archimedes - Biography, Facts and Pictures

    www.famousscientists.org/archimedes Archimedes was, arguably, the world's greatest scientist - certainly the greatest scientist of the classical age. He was a mathematician, physicist, astronomer,
  • Archimedes - Ancient Greece

    www.ancientgreece.com/s/People/Archimedes Principle of levers: Although Archimedes did not invent the lever, he discovered the reasoning behind why it worked. It is said that he remarked, "Give me a place to ...
    • Archimedes | Greek mathematician | Britannica.com

      www.britannica.com/biography/Archimedes Archimedes, (born c. 290 bce, Syracuse, Sicily [Italy]—died 212/211 bce, Syracuse), the most-famous mathematician and inventor in ancient Greece. Archimedes is ...
    • The History of Archimedes

      www.archimedespalimpsest.org/about/history/archimedes.php Archimedes was born in the city of Syracuse on the island of Sicily in 287 BC. He was the son of an astronomer and mathematician named Phidias.
    • Archimedes - Famous People

      www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/archimedes-422.php Archimedes of Syracuse was an outstanding ancient Greek mathematician, inventor, physicist, engineer and also an astronomer. Although not much is known about his life ...
    • Archimedes - New World Encyclopedia

      www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Archimedes Archimedes screw. It is said that the Archimedes Screw, a device which draws water up, was developed as a tool to remove bilge water from ships.
    • Archimedes - Crystalinks

      www.crystalinks.com/archimedes.html Archimedes. Archimedes of Syracuse (c.287 BC - c. 212 BC) was an ancient Greek mathematician, physicist and engineer. Although little is known about his life, he is ...
    • Archimedes - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

      simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archimedes Archimedes (287 BC–212 BC) was a Greek scientist. He was an inventor, an astronomer, and a mathematician. He was born in the town of Syracuse in Sicily.
    • Archimedes Profile - About the Ancient Mathematician

      ancienthistory.about.com/od/philosophyscience/p/Archimedes.htm Some of Archimedes' Accomplishments: The name Archimedes is connected to a pumping device now known as a Archimedes Screw, which he may have seen in ...