Linked by MOS6510 on Thu 2nd Jan 2014 00:01 UTC
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The findings, published in Nature, are probably best described as "mind blowing." Devices with this level of complexity were not seen again for almost 1,500 years, and the Antikythera mechanism's compactness actually bests the later designs. Probably built around 150 B.C., the Antikythera mechanism can perform a number of functions just by turning a crank on the side.

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by aligatro on Thu 2nd Jan 2014 00:11 UTC
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Old news are very old.

That article is dated 1/08/10 7:00am

I rememeber reading about this device years ago. Very fascinating stuff.

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