|类型/形式：||Biography Juvenile literature
|描述：||128 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.|
|内容：||"Treasures of scientific knowledge" --
The son of Phidias --
Alexandria and mathematics --
The law of the lever --
"Eureka!" Archimedes' principle --
Circles and spheres --
Math at play --
Archimedes' inventions --
The siege of Syracuse --
The Archimedes Palimpsest.
|丛书名：||Great minds of science.|
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.