World's first computer
Antikythera Mechanism Designed by Archimedes, Say Experts
The Antikythera Mechanism, humanity's first computer, which was found by sponge divers in 1901, was designed by the great mathematician Archimedes, says a team of British and Greek researchers. A team of researchers at University College London (UCL) believes that...
The Antikythera Mechanism Secret Solved
Scientists discovered that the Antikythera Mechanism was an elaborate construction of gears which controlled dials tracking the planets.
Solar Eclipse Prompted Ancient Greeks to Study the Stars
A Solar eclipse was one of the phenomena that prompted the ancient Greeks to come up with the most brilliant astronomic discoveries.