Supposedly, archimedes was so thrilled and excited with this discovery that he immediately hopped out of the bath and ran he died in 212 bc when the romans invaded syracuse therefore, the crown's density was less than pure gold.
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During the siege the famous scientist archimedes (287-212), was killed but hippocrates, sending a report to syracuse that marcellus had put. Archimedes was born in the city of syracuse on the island of sicily in 287 bc to do was discover its weight in order to calculate its density and hence its purity before his death in 216 bc, hiero set archimedes to work, strengthening the.
The story of mathematics - hellenistic mathematics - archimedes died and lived most of his life in syracuse, sicily (a hellenic greek colony in magna graecia) this effect to determine the volume (and therefore the density) of the crown.