Antikythera Mechanism, World's First Computer, Is Older Than Previously Believed

November 29, 2014 12:53 PM

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The bronze fragments of Antikythera Mechanism, an ancient analog computer, are older than scientists previously believed.

The Antikythera Mechanism was first discovered in 1901 from the Antikythera wreck. The mechanism featured a collection of bronze parts and tools that would have been used to predict the exact location of asteroids, planets and the sun, according to a new study, which was published in the Archive for...

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