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From the day Archimedes cut his bath short to shout “Eureka,” science has been a constant source of surprises.The Top 10 scientific surprises of Science News’ first 100 years|Tom Siegfried|September 20, 2021|Science News
Basking in the joy of knowing someone with a name as redolent of human history as Archimedes got me through at least three more days of homebound humdrum.
Archimedes looks a bit stricken, like he just got out of the bath and found me waiting there before discovering either how to measure density or where his towel was.
Unfortunately for Archimedes, my name is nowhere near as memorable, and Archimedes talks to dozens of customers a day, whereas I know only one mail carrier, and his name is Archimedes.
To paraphrase Archimedes, if you want to move a U.S. political party, you need a lever and a place to stand.The Bill Clinton and DLC Model For Reinventing the Republican Party|Will Marshall|March 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Beethoven took long walks, Jung said, and Archimedes, hot baths.World Science Festival: Can We Really Live to 1,000?|Casey Schwartz|June 5, 2011|DAILY BEAST
This power is an application of "the Screw of Archimedes," the most celebrated of the Greek geometricians.
Archimedes is said to have obtained the friendship and confidence of Hiero by the following incident.
Archimedes said, "Give me a standing-place and I will move the world."Autobiography of Frank G. Allen, Minister of the Gospel|Frank G. Allen
We have known much more about Archimedes' inventions than about his mathematical works.
Archimedes himself stated in a dedication of the work to Eratosthenes the method employed in this.
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Derived forms of ArchimedesArchimedean (ˌɑːkɪˈmiːdɪən, -mɪˈdiːən), adjective
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An ancient Greek scientist, mathematician, and inventor. He is best known for his investigations of buoyancy.