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Other

Description:

This website from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology shows a model of how Archimedes might have set the Roman fleet afire with reflected sunlight. The website uses photos and text to show the MIT engineering procedure, step-by-step. A timeline with links provides further detail.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9

Keywords:

Informal Education,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Archimedes,Geometrical Optics,NSDL,High School,Light,Optics,Engineering,Sunlight,Physics,Higher Education,Heat,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20070703141713682T,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Mathematics,History/Policy/Law,History,General Physics,reflection

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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