Secrets of the World’s Oldest Calculator Are Revealed Today

Check out the video that comes along with this story from the Telegraph, or just go here if you’re impatient. The Antikythera device itself is stunning, but the technology they’re using to try to recreate a working model is cool, too.

The secrets of the worlds oldest calculating machine are revealed today, showing that it had dials to mark the timing of eclipses and the Olympic games. Since the spectacular bronze device was discovered in 1900, it was found to have existed long before the birth of Christ and was one of the wonders of the ancient world.

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