Saturday, 7 April 2012

The Antikythera Mechanism


Antikythera mechanism replicaby Hublot
Hublot has worked closely with the Antikythera project, and has created a miniaturized version of the mechanism that fits on a wristwatch. The mechanism is to be displayed at the 2012 Basel World Expo. Here’s a short documentary on the project.






Tale of a clockwork computer

Andrew Robinson1

BOOK REVIEWEDDecoding the Heavens: Solving the Mystery of the World's First Computer

by Jo Marchant
William Heinemann/Da Capo Press: 2008/2009. 330 pp/ 288 pp. £12.99/$25
It is appropriate that Arthur C. Clarke recommended this book before his death in March 2008.














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