Hypatia of Alexandria (350? - 415) as depicted by Masolino da Panicale, 1428. Hypatia was the daughter of Theon, the last curator of the Alexandria library. She taught mathematics and astronomy and also made improvements on a hydrometer, a device used for the measurement of specific gravity of a liquid.

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