More than a hundred years ago an extraordinary mechanism was found by sponge divers at the bottom of the sea near the island of Antikythera. It astonished the whole international community of experts on the ancient world. Was it an astrolabe? Was it an orrery or an astronomical clock? Or something else?
Ciarán Quinn, Research Support Librarian & Librarian for the Research Institutes, Maynooth University. firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday, 25 November 2013
The Antikythera Mechanism, which might be called the First Computer.
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