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The Antikythera mechanism device for computing eclipses the Antikythera mechanism: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antikythera_mechanism. Nothing much like it appears in history until BabbageCharles Babbage created his machines in the 1900's1800's. Theres was a BBC special on it only just


The following BBC special further explores the other nightdevice. Also see http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-17989915

Probing the secrets of the Antikythera Mechanism (Preview)

The Antikythera Mechanism as it is known, is regarded as the world's oldest "computer" and is thought to have been used to predict solar and lunar eclipses and record dates of the ancient Olympiad. Its remains were recovered from a Roman shipwreck off the southern coast of Greece in 1901.

Computers? See Archimedes mechanical device for computing eclipses the Antikythera mechanism: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antikythera_mechanism Nothing much like it until Babbage in the 1900's. Theres was a BBC special on it only just the other night. Also see http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-17989915

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The Antikythera mechanism device for computing eclipses. Nothing much like it appears in history until Charles Babbage created his machines in the 1800's.


The following BBC special further explores the device.

Probing the secrets of the Antikythera Mechanism (Preview)

The Antikythera Mechanism as it is known, is regarded as the world's oldest "computer" and is thought to have been used to predict solar and lunar eclipses and record dates of the ancient Olympiad. Its remains were recovered from a Roman shipwreck off the southern coast of Greece in 1901.

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Computers? See Archimedes mechanical device for computing eclipses the Antikythera mechanism: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antikythera_mechanism Nothing much like it until Babbage in the 1900's. Theres was a BBC special on it only just the other night. Also see http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-17989915

Computers? See Archimedes mechanical device for computing eclipses the Antikythera mechanism: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antikythera_mechanism Nothing much like until Babbage in 1900's. Theres was a BBC special on it only just the other night. Also see http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-17989915

Computers? See Archimedes mechanical device for computing eclipses the Antikythera mechanism: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antikythera_mechanism Nothing much like it until Babbage in the 1900's. Theres was a BBC special on it only just the other night. Also see http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-17989915

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Computers? See Archimedes mechanical device for computing eclipses the Antikythera mechanism: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antikythera_mechanism Nothing much like until Babbage in 1900's. Theres was a BBC special on it only just the other night. Also see http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-17989915