Archimedes And The Door Of Science: Immortals Of Science

by Jeanne Bendick

Hardcover, 2011

Status

Available

Call number

921 ARC

Call number

921 ARC

Local notes

921 Arc

Barcode

5608

Collection

Publication

Literary Licensing, LLC (2011), Hardcover, 154 pages

Description

A biography of one of the important scientists of ancient Greece, and an explanation of his contributions to physics, astronomy, and mathematics.

Language

Original publication date

1962

Physical description

154 p.; 5.98 inches

User reviews

LibraryThing member Hamburgerclan
Interesting enough...if you like math and science. I found this one a bit tedious simply because I am NOT a math and science person, but it's got its moments. Like the Eureka! story. I won't spoil it here, but Archimedes' devotion to figuring out something was both amusing and almost
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laudable.

--Catherine
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LibraryThing member mwittkids
A real gem. The story and illustrations present scientific principles and the details of Archimedes life clearly and enjoyably.

Pages

154

Rating

(57 ratings; 4.2)
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