Archimedes

** invented one of the most fundamental concepts of physics – the center of gravity.**

** invented the sciences of mechanics and hydrostatics.**

**discovered and mathematically proved the formulas for the volume and surface area of a sphere.**

Archimedes

** invented one of the most fundamental concepts of physics – the center of gravity.**

** invented the sciences of mechanics and hydrostatics.**

**discovered and mathematically proved the formulas for the volume and surface area of a sphere.**

**Hippocrates **

** known as the founder of medicine **

**believed that the body must be treated as a whole and not just a series of parts.**

** release medicine from any kind of religious superstition and to establish it as a science based on observation and case recording.**

Euclid

**Greek mathematician who is credited as being the "Father of Geometry".**

** his collection of 13 books, dealing with geometry, called The Elements.**

**He is most famous for his works in geometry, inventing many of the ways we conceive of space, time, and shapes.**

**Pythagoras**

** Pythagoras founded the Pythagorean School of Mathematics in Cortona**

** some of them may have actually been the work of his students.**

** He is credited with many contributions to mathematics**