- The Sand Reckoner : * "The Sand-Reckoner of Archimedes", tr. by Thomas L. Heath, [1897], THE SAND-RECKONER Of Archimedes Translated By Thomas L. Heath (Original Publication: Cambridge University Press, 1897). Scanned, Proofed, and Formatted by John Bruno Hare. This text is in the public domain in the United States...
- Untitled : This short treatise of Archimedes on the amount of sand grains which could be contained in the ancient model of the universe is remarkable. It uses some extremely large numbers, given that this was antiquity and Europeans did not yet have the benefit of decimal notation. It also anticipates...