„I have found it! or I have got it!, commonly quoted as Eureka!“

—  Archimedes

What he exclaimed as he ran naked from his bath, realizing that by measuring the displacement of water an object produced, compared to its weight, he could measure its density (and thus determine the proportion of gold that was used in making a king's crown); as quoted by Vitruvius Pollio in De Architectura, ix.215;
Original: (el) εὕρηκα [heúrēka]

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antiker griechischer Mathematiker, Physiker und Ingenieur -287 - -212 v.Chr

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translation from Dutch: Fons Heijnsbroek
version in Dutch (citaat van Israëls, in het Nederlands) [een vers citerend uit de nl:Thora, inclusief enkele foutjes]: Zie, ik zend eenen Engel voor uw aangezicht, om u te behoeden op dezen weg, en om u te brengen tot de plaats, die ik bereid heb; Exodus 23:20.
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