World’s Oldest Computer and Ancient Greeks’ View of the Universe
A bronze artifact salvaged from an ancient Greek shipwreck, recognized as the world's oldest computer, may hold the secrets of the universe. By Mike Edmunds When we talk of the history of computers, most of us will refer to the evolution...
Has a Missing Piece of the Ancient Antikythera Machine Been Found?
Archaeologists believe that they may have found the missing piece of the Antikythera Mechanism, the fantastically complicated, advanced analog "computer" unearthed in 1901 from a shipwreck offshore from the Greek island. The encrusted, corroded bronze disk was pulled from the seabed...
Antikythera Mechanism Becomes Lego Game
The Antikythera mechanism is regarded to be humanity's oldest computer. It dates back to the early 1st century BC and is designed so that ancient Greek astronomers were able to calculate astronomical positions. Local divers discovered it in a shipwreck...