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The Antikythera Mechanism

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Though it is more than 2,000 years old, the Antikythera Mechanism represents a level that our technology did not match until the 18th century, and must therefore rank as one of the greatest basic mechanical inventions of all time.

Arthur C. Clarke

Curator Michael Wright shows off his “WORKING” model of the Antikythera mechanism.

A Virtual model of the (still) mysterious Antikythera Mechanism by Mogi Vicentini based on the theoretical and mechanical model by Michael Wright.

Makes you wonder just what happened to humanity in the past. This is clearly and advanced device which defies the conception we have of much of civilization during that that time period.

Here is the official Greek Site to the Antikythera Mechanism Research Project
http://www.antikythera-mechanism.gr/

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Written by Kregor

December 2, 2010 at 10:12 pm

Posted in Ramblings

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