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The Math Behind Burning Mirrors
You set the price! Words: 6,580. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
This paper explains the math that enabled Archimedes amongst others to build powerful Burning Mirrors. It shows that the ancients could produce beam intensities up to 100s of MW/sqm. This is sufficient to deliver the parabolic mirror techniques outlined in The Sun Devices. It is aimed at researchers who could utilize the devices. Use PDF/RTF/Formats
Solving the Three Ancient Problems using the Graef Curves
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011 by Marsha Bauer. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Mathematics
Three Ancient Problems (trisecting the angle, squaring the circle, duplicating the cube) have challenged mathematicians for 2000 years. It's impossible to solve them using compass and straightedge alone, so mathematicians were challenged to create a curve or curve family to solve all three. No one accomplished this feat--until Graef. His curves were verified/published in top math publications.
The Ancient Solar Premise
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,200. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
The premise embraces ancient cultures from all over the world. It shows how they all used potent mirrors to turn stone to glass, vaporize metals and win wars. When this tool is combined with the operation of the world’s iconic pyramids, shrines and stone circles, a paradigm shift is forced. The successful societies of antiquity were using the sun to support their industry, arts and science.
Archimedes' Claw ~ Time Traveler's Edition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,490. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Driven by the need to discover Truth, Dr. Finn McGee uncovers a secret, hidden in Time, that catapulted the Roman Empire to find Archimedes. Hunted by the government, haunted by his past, and driven by passion, Finn must risk all and travel back through the vortex of Time to encounter mankind’s greatest mystery.
Eureka! - The Queen Of Sheba And The Scientist Of Syracuse
Series: Tania, Book 18. Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Science & Technology
Tania and her friends are playing a game. It involves fulfilling some tasks. Tanisha, the judge, cant decide who wins. She approaches Tania's papa for help. He tells them a story about a scientist of Syracuse with a similar problem and that helps Tanisha decide on the winner. Read on to find out how Tanisha figures it out.
The Archimedes Device: A Novel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 187,450. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The Archimedes Device is an epic tale of adventure and intrigue. The novel’s dual narrative alternates between a modern quest for an ancient document, and the saga of a secret society determined to protect that document across time, from ancient Alexandria to Renaissance Florence. Rebecca Sanders is the novel’s reluctant heroine, forced by circumstance to team up with the enigmatic Mark Whitmore.
Archimedes, It's All About The Spin!
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Mathematics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
A theoretical concept for the functions and actions of Pi. Most physics books are written in a language understood only by other physicists and not for the average reader. This book was written for you in a format I hope you will understand and enjoy reading.