Archimedes and the door of science / by Jeanne Bendick; pictures by the author.

Title: 
Archimedes and the door of science / by Jeanne Bendick; pictures by the author.
Author/Artist: 
Bendick, Jeanne.
Publisher: 
Warsaw, N.D. : Bethlehem Books, c1995.
Description: 
142 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm.
Edition: 
[Rev. ed.].
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
78981
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Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
Q143.A62B46 1995z
Notes: 
"Biography of one of the important scientists of ancient Greece, and an explanation of his contributions to physics, astronomy, and mathematics"--T.p. verso.
On cover: "Introduction by Laura M. Berquist"
Includes index.
This item was received with the Mark Pendergrast research collection.
Contents: 
Who was Archimedes? --
The world of Archimedes --
Alexandria! --
Archimedes and his lever --
Archimedes and Kin Heiro's crown --
Archimedes and astronomy --
Archimedes and mathematics --
The measurement of a circle --
Archimedes and numbers --
Archimedes and the centers of gravity --
The sphere and the cylinder --
The war machines of Archimedes --
The end of Archimedes --
No end to Archimedes --
Archimedes' writings.