Antikythera Redux

Posted on Friday, February 23rd, 02007 by Alexander Rose - Twitter: @zander
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antikythera device
Nice piece by BBC on the latest work on the Antikythera Mechanism. This example of a 2000 year old astronomical computer being reconstructed out of relics from the bottom of the mediterranean is very encouraging for our Clock project…

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/6191462.stm

  • http://www.longnow.org zander

    This is a good argument for “losing” at least one version of the Clock. It may be one of the best ways to ensure it lasts for a long time.


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