Greek mathematician
and astronomer. He devised the first system to account for the motions
of celestial bodies, believing them to be carried around the Earth on
sets of spheres. Work attributed to Eudoxus includes methods to calculate
the area of a circle and to derive the volume of a pyramid or a cone. |

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