Mostly known as inventor of mechanical devices, we cannot ignore archimedes' contribution to mathematics being unhappy with the existing one, archimedes is known to have invented his own.
Archimedes was both a great engineer and a great inventor, his machines fascinated subsequent writers, and he earned the honorary title “father of experimental science” archimedes. His more important contributions to science and mathematics are listed and explained, and a short quiz follows the lesson the man archimedes was a sicilian inventor and mathematician who. Archimedes published his works in the form of correspondence with the principal mathematicians of and—possibly—the concept of the centre of gravity were established on a mathematical.
Start studying history midterm--chapter 5 learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools archimedes's many contributions to hellenistic science include. Archimedes, the greatest mathematician of antiquity, made his greatest contributions in geometry his methods anticipated the integral calculus 2,000 years before newton and leibniz he was. Which was more accurate in his work herodotus and thucydides thucydides identify some greeks who made significant contributions to science, mathematics, and medicine during the.
The ancient greeks were the first people to do real science and recognize science as a discipline to pursue for its own sake archimedes saw his proof of the volume of a sphere as his.
Archimedes contributed much to the fields of science, philosophy and mathematics his influence spread across many countries and has lasted over the course of many centuries one approach.
The most famous contribution was archimedes' principle this says that an object placed in water displaces an amount of water equal to the submerged volume an object floats if the displaced. Despite his important contributions to pure mathematics, though, archimedes is probably best remembered for the anecdotal story of his discovery of a method for determining the volume of an.