The real story behind Archimedes’ Eureka! - Armand D'Angour
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Archimedes Principle of Buoyancy is one of his most famous calculations. Watch this lesson from TED Ed: How taking a bath led to Archimedes Principle by Mark Salata. The Archimedes Principle Song puts this whole concept to music! Listen and learn. How brilliant was Archimedes? Was he a man before his time? Watch Archimedes Secret and learn more about this amazing individual.
Eureka! Did Archimedes really coin this phrase? Read this Fact or Fiction Smithsonian article and get some insight into this question!
What is the Archimedes Palimpsest? Find out here! Then listen to this TED talk on: Revealing the lost codex of Archimedes by William Noel. Still find this intriguing? Listen to NPR’s: A Prayer Book’s Secret: Archimedes Lies Beneath. Amazing, and awesome was Archimedes!
The author would like to credit the late Ian McAuslan for suggesting the possible significance of korōnē.
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