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Contemplating Infinity
Contemplating Infinity Philosophically, the concept remains a mind-bender, as this essay reveals.

Working with Infinity 
Working with Infinity Mathematicians have become increasingly comfortable with infinity since Archimedes' day.

Great Surviving Manuscripts
Great Surviving Manuscripts Ancient documents unearthed around the world offer a tantalizing glimpse of lost cultures.


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The Archimedes Palimpsest
The Archimedes Palimpsest Follow the 1,000-year-long journey of the Archimedes manuscript, and watch as modern technology makes the erased text reappear.

Approximating Pi
Approximating Pi Archimedes used a fairly simple geometrical approach to estimate pi. See how he did it here.


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