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39.9 x 30.2 cm ⏐ 15.7 x 11.9 in (300dpi)
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Illustration of the discovery of Archimedes' principle of hydrostatics. The principle states that a body immersed in a fluid will displace a volume of the fluid equal to the weight of the body. It is said that Archimedes discovered the principle when he stepped into a bath and the water overflowed. Colorized version of BD4611.
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