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Archimedes in Syracuse

“Give me a place to stand and I’ll move the Earth.” Archimedes’ boast became a fundamental principle of mechanics that states that a great weight can be moved by a small force using levers and other means.

Watch the video above or read the history of Archimedes

Read what a Sicilian biographer wrote

Here is another article about Archimedes

And one more about this famous mathematician

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