Conon of Samos

about 280 BC - about 220 BC

Conon of Samos was a Greek astronomer and mathematician who discovered the curve now known as the spiral of Archimedes.
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Mathematicians born in the same country

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Honours awarded to Conon
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Lunar featuresCrater Conon and Rima Conon

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