The Antikythera Mechanism

 23 Sept 2008

The Antikythera Mechanism  – beautiful isn’t it!
 
http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v454/n7204/extref/nature07130-s1.pdf
 
Olympiad_Dial.jpg

“The ancient artefact is estimated to date from around 80 BC. Discovered in 1900 AD in a shipwreck in the Greek islands, the Antikythera Mechanism contains over 30 gear wheels and dials and the remains are covered in astronomical inscriptions.”

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