Archimedes Hourglass

A well known proof attributed to Archimedes states: when height equals diameter, the volume of a sphere plus the volume of a cone equals the volume of a cylinder. This led Rod Bogart to create a three chamber hourglass to physically demonstrate it. This brief talk will show the resulting hourglass and a short discussion of issues resolved to create a real world demonstration of the proof.

Ali Kaya


Ali Kaya

This is Ali. Bespectacled and mustachioed father, math blogger, and soccer player. I also do consult for global math and science startups.

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