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Those who claim to discover everything but produce no proofs of the same may be confuted as having actually pretended to discover the impossible.
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Born:
287 BC
Died:
212 BC
(aged 75)
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Archimedes of Syracuse was an Ancient Greek mathematician, physicist, engineer, inventor, and astronomer. Although few details of his life are known, he is regarded as one of the leading scientists in classical antiquity.
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The Sand Reckoner
On the Sphere and Cylinder
Measurement of a Circle
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