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A Lego replica of the Antikythera Mechanism

vbraga (228124) writes | more than 3 years ago

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vbraga (228124) writes "The Antikythera Mechanism: is the oldest known scientific computer, built in Greece at around 100 BCE. Lost for 2000 years, it was recovered from a shipwreck in 1901. But not until a century later was its purpose understood: an astronomical clock that determines the positions of celestial bodies with extraordinary precision. In 2010, a fully-functional replica out of Lego was built."
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