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Type: Mathematician
Nationality: Greek
Date of Birth: 287 BC
Date of Death: 212 BC


 

Archimedes Quotes > Having been the discoverer of...

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Having been the discoverer of many splendid things, he is said to have asked his friends and relations that, after his death,they should place on his tomb a cylinder enclosing a sphere, writing on it the proportion of the containing solid to that which is contained.
Archimedes
About: Discovery

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