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Lang Matl
Author Hirshfeld, Alan

Title Eureka man : the life and legacy of Archimedes / Alan Hirshfeld

Imprint New York : Walker, 2009


Location Call No. Status
 CCQ - Lusail Female Library  Q143.A62    Available
 CCQ - Lusail Male Library  Q143.A62    Available
Edition 1st U.S. ed
Description viii, 242 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), map ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The essential Archimedes -- The stormy sea -- Euclidean fantasies -- Number games -- Eureka man -- The science of fear -- The voice beneath the page -- A bridge across time -- The parchment brothers -- Leo's library -- Resurrection and light --
Subject Archimedes -- Biography
Scientists -- Greece -- Biography
ISBN 0802716180