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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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RE[2]: Linuxius Slackwarius
by KLU9 on Sat 4th Jan 2014 21:09 UTC in reply to "RE: Linuxius Slackwarius"
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ah, GNU/Hurd development: 2,500 years down, only 2,500 more years to go!

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