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Antikythera Mechanism
2014-11-30 06:29:03

The Antikythera Mechanism, an ancient Greek astronomical calculator believed to be the first computer ever, is as much as 100 years older than originally believed, according to new research appearing in the latest edition of the Archive for History of Exact Science.

2014-07-26 23:03:22

A new paper for PLOS ONE on the Antikythera Mechanism transforms our understanding of eclipse prediction on this amazing geared calculating machine from ancient Greece:

2014-07-25 23:01:57

A new paper for PLOS ONE on the Antikythera Mechanism transforms our understanding of eclipse prediction on this amazing geared calculating machine from ancient Greece:

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2008-07-31 11:05:00

The Antikythera Mechanism, an ancient mechanical brass calculator discovered off the Greek island of Antikythera in 1901, was probably used by the ancient Greeks to set the dates of the first Olympic games, researchers said on Wednesday.

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2006-12-01 00:00:00

Imagine tossing a top-notch laptop into the sea, leaving scientists from a foreign culture to scratch their heads over its corroded remains centuries later. A Roman shipmaster inadvertently did something just like it 2,000 years ago off southern Greece.


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