-Born in the port of Syracuse, Sicily.
-Father was an astronomer.
-Some of his inventions include: Death Ray, Archimedes Claw, Hydrostatics, Calculus. etc.
-Archimedes is also popular for helping King Hiero II by inventing the Death Ray which King Hiero used as a war weapon.
-His principle stated that: The buoyant force is equal to the weight of the displaced water.
-You might hear about this principle when you are working on sinking and floating with Density levels in Science.