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  • CHAUNCEY WRIGHT (1830-1875), American philosopher and mathematician, was born at Northampton, Mass., on the 20th of September 1830, and died at Cambridge, Mass., on the.
  • AUGUST FERDINAND MOBIUS (1790-1868), German astronomer and mathematician, was born at Schulpforta on the 17th of November 1790.
  • ARCHIMEDES (c. 287 -212 B.C.), Greek mathematician and inventor, was born at Syracuse, in Sicily.
  • He studied at Alexandria and doubtless met there Conon of Samos, whom he admired as a mathematician and cherished as a friend, and to whom he was in the habit of communicating his discoveries before publication.
  • (Venice, 1 543); Trojanus Curtius published the two books on Floating Bodies in 1565 after Tartaglia's death; Frederic Cornmandine edited the Aldine edition of 1558, 4to, which contains Circuli Dimensio, De Lineis Spiralibus, Quadratura Paraboles, De Conoidibus et Spheroidibus, and De numero Arenae; and in 1565 the same mathematician published the two books De its quae vehuntur in aqua.

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