30 November 2006

Ancient Astral Computer

According to the Dec. 1, 2006 The Sydney Morning Herald, Scientists decode ancient astral computer! A 2100-year-old device, the Antikythera Mechanism, is a "complex and uncannily accurate astronomical computer"!

CNN also has an article on this:
Ancient astronomical device thrills scholars, including a picture.

This is awesome story material!

1 comment:

Renata Hill said...

NPR also reported on this issue in its Dec. 2 "Weekend Edition" and Nov. 29 "All Things Considered." Go to npr.org and search for "Antikythera" to hear the reports.