The Oldest Known Scientific Computer Rebuilt Using Legos [Video]

Admin May 17, 2011 0

The Antikythera Mechanism is the oldest known scientific computer, built in Greece at around 100 BCE. Lost for 2000 years, it was recovered from a shipwreck in 1901. But not until a century later was its purpose understood: an astronomical clock that determines the positions of celestial bodies with extraordinary precision. ??In 2010, we built a fully-functional replica out of Lego.

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