Archimède et la jeunesse de la science grecque
(Archimedes and Early Greek Science)

Initial broadcast: 21/12/1958
Running time: 00:28:20
Producer: Jean Martinet
Cast: Jean Gascon as Archimedes, Marcel Cabay as King Hiero, Pierre Dagenais as Eratosthenes and André Pagé as Dositheos
Frédéric Back: set and illustrations


An evocation of the life of the Greek scientist Archimedes and his discoveries in the fields of mathematics and physics: calculation of pi, the law of buoyancy (Archimedes' principle) and the lever principle.