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Antikythera Mechanism: An Ancient Greek Computer?
Profile of the strange artifact that made scholars revise their estimates of ancient Greek science.
Economist.com: The Antikythera Mechanism - The Clockwork Computer
Article about how the ancient piece of clockwork shows the deep roots of modern technology.
Ancient Greek Computer: The Antikythera Device
Information about the discovery and interpretation of the ancient yet sophisticated scientific instrument.
Antikythera Mechanism I
History of the ancient Greek astronomical calculating device with Java animations by Bill Casselman.
The "Computer" of Antikythera
Describes the Antikythera astronomical device, the astonishingly intricate mechanism devised in 80 B.C.
Amazing Gears of History: The Antikythera Device
Includes Derek Price's 1959 Scientific American article about the ancient Greek mechanism designed for calculating the motions of stars and planets.
Wikipedia: Antikythera Mechanism
Information about, and links to other resources for, the oldest surviving geared mechanism.
Simulation of the Antikythera Mechanism
Animations illustrating how the ancient Greek device would have worked.
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