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Video of the Day – 4/24/13 (Archimedes’ Principle)

24 Apr

Daily Video — “How Taking a Bath Led to Archimedes’ Principle

Today’s video from TED takes an animated look at the story of Archimedes and the bath that led to his discovery for finding the volume and then density of objects by measuring water displacement.  Learn about the problem Archimedes was given by the king and how his serendipitous discovery became the basis for an entire field of physics, fluid mechanics.

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