The Eureka Moment

“Eureka! – I have found it!” Archimedes   I have often wondered about Eureka moments, sometimes known as an epiphany, which incidentally comes to us from the ancient Greeks, signifying…

A Legacy

“Don’t disturb my circles!”  Archimedes Rome wanted control of Syracuse, Sicily for strategic purposes.  Archimedes was an old man; some suggest nearing 80, when Roman ships closed in on his…

Eureka

“Any object, wholly or partially immersed in a fluid, is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the fluid displaced by the object.” Archimedes King Heiron had…