Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Archimedes Special Edition

So, Michael Berman and I got to talking about Archimedes on Twitter today ... and then Michael opined: Archimedes — Leveraging Disruption Since 250 B.C.E.

I figured that was worthy of a meme!

First, I made a poster using an engraving from Mechanic’s Magazine, 1824, at Wikipedia.


Then I used Cheezburger and GIMP to make an animated gif:


Here are the different language frames:

Δός μοι πᾷ στῶ καὶ τὰν γᾶν κινήσω.


Da mihi ubi consistam terramque movebo.


Give me a place to stand, and I will move the whole world.


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