• Heron of Alexandria | Greek mathematician | Britannica.com

      www.britannica.com/biography/Heron-of-Alexandria Heron of Alexandria, also called Hero (flourished c. ad 62, Alexandria, Egypt), Greek geometer and inventor whose writings preserved for posterity a knowledge of the ...
    • Heron of Alexandria - University of St Andrews

      www-history.mcs.st-and.ac.uk/Biographies/Heron.html Sometimes called Hero, Heron of Alexandria was an important geometer and worker in mechanics. Perhaps the first comment worth making is how common the name Heron was ...
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      www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Hero_of_Alexandria.aspx Hero of Alexandria (fl. Alexandria, a.d. 62) mathematics, physics, pneumatics, mechanics. Hero (or Heron) of Alexandria is a name under which a number of works have ...
    • Heron's Inventions includes Holy Water Dispenser and the ...

      explorable.com/heron-inventions The Amazing Inventions of Heron of Alexandria. Heron, also known as Heron of Alexandria, developed many machines and mechanical devices with practical uses, showing ...
    • Heron's formula - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

      en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heron%27s_formula Formulation. Heron's formula states that the area of a triangle whose sides have lengths a, b, and c is. where s is the semiperimeter of the triangle; that is,
    • Heron of Alexandria - Infoplease

      www.infoplease.com/encyclopedia/people/heron-alexandria.html Heron of Alexandria or Hero, mathematician and inventor. The dates of his birth and death are unknown; conjecture places them between the 2d
    • Hero of Alexandria - NNDB

      www.nndb.com/people/898/000103589 Hero of Alexandria (sometimes Heron), Greek geometer and writer on mechanical and physical subjects, probably flourished in the second half of the 1st century.