Friday, February 22, 2008

Mysteries of computer from 65BC are solved

Antikythera Machine Mystery Solved

Device with gear wheels tracked sun and moon
Mechanism hailed as more valuable than Mona Lisa

A 2,000 year old mechanical computer salvaged from a Roman shipwreck has astounded scientists who have finally unravelled the secrets of how the sophisticated device works.

Will have to update the Antikythera page on ;-)

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