Archimedes’ Screw: Worksaver


Here is an example of Archimedes’ Screw (wikipedia), still used today in many places: snowblowers, drills/augers….as well as pumphouses of all sorts: 

Here is the best Archimedes (animation) page for explanations, photos of working models, timeline of his life…etc. 

Wouldn’t you like to find out how he died?

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