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In a year of programmed events there will be exhibitions of work by seminal British sculptor Tony Cragg, as well as the Chilean polymath Alfredo Jaar.
Greek polymath Archimedes takes a bath and figures out how to calculate volume and density.
The Epicurean polymath attended a course at Harvard focused on the intersection of food and science, and there met the world famous chef José Andrés and realized that his works in advanced mathematics could lead to a breakthrough amuse-bouche.
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POLYMATH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of polymath for English Language Learners
: someone who knows a lot about many different things
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