Antikythera Mechanism Could be Century older than Previously Thought

November 29, 2014 11:46 AM

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Antikythera Mechanism Could be Century older than Previously Thought

The rusty bronze fragments of Antikythera mechanism, an ancient analog computer, are older than scientists previously thought. The Antikythera Mechanism was discovered in 1901 from the Antikythera wreck.

According to scientists, the mechanism featured a collection of bronze parts and tools that would have been used to predict the location of objects like planets, asteroids, the moon and the sun. Previously, scientists thought that the mechanism is from 87 BCE, but now they think that it could be fro...

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