Archimedes and the Door of Science Quiz

Jeanne Bendick
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

What calculation today does not use the unusual mathematical properties of a spiral? (from Chapter 14, No End to Archimedes)

2.

When Buffon, a French scientist, made a mirror following the description of Archimedes' mirrors, how far away could he set fire to wood? (from Chapter 12, The War Machines of Archimedes)

3.

How do people know that some of Archimedes' writings have been lost? (from Chapter 14, No End to Archimedes)

4.

How much larger did Archimedes believe that the universe (all the stars) was than the Greek universe? (from Chapter 9, Archimedes and Numbers)

5.

Who believed that the earth was a flat rectangle with their country in the middle? (from Chapter 6, Archimedes and Astronomy)

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