Archimedes, the Geometer (c. 287 BC – c. 212 BC), was an ancient Greek mathematician and philosopher who made fundamental discoveries in the fields of physics and engineering.

See also:

Geometry

Archimedes

Solid Geometry

Platonic Solids, Interactive animation

Tetrahedron in the cube

Archimedes and the Rhombicuboctahedron with animation

The Archimedes Palimpsest, Video

Space Geometry in the News

Video: How to make platonic solids with gum drops and tooth picks

Last updated: September 7, 2007