Antikythera Mechanism is more ancient that originally believed

November 29, 2014 8:32 AM

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A new study says that the Antikythera Mechanism is much older than originally believed. It is an ancient clock device that tracked solar system’s cycles.

Also called the world’s oldest computer, Greek sponge divers discovered the Antikhytera Mechanism inside an ancient shipwreck in 1900-1901 in the Aegean Sea. It took several studies to determine that it was constructed between 150 BC and 100 BC. However, the new study says that it was built in 205 B...

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