RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 57143360 LA English T1 Archimedes : mathematical genius of the ancient world A1 Gow, Mary., PB Enslow Publishers PP Berkeley Heights, NJ YR 2005 SN 0766025020 9780766025028 AB This latest title in the Great Minds of Science series offers a look at one of the greatest minds of the ancient world. An original and profound thinker, Archimedes was a mathematician, a physicist, a mechanical engineer, and an inventor. He is most famous for proving the law of the lever and inventing the compound pulley. Profiles the life and accomplishments of the third-century B.C. Greek mathematician and inventor, including his geometrical discoveries, solar system model, and military machines.