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Antikythera Mechanism: Computer Built in Ancient Greece Leaves Scientists Stunned

Stunned researchers discover that, in addition to accurately tracing the movement of the sun, moon and predicting when eclipses would occur, the Antikythera Mechanism created by the Ancient Greeks around 100-200BC also tracked the movements of Venus and Saturn. “Our work reveals the Antikythera Mechanism as a beautiful conception, translated by superb engineering into a device of genius,” the study concludes about the creation considered to be the world’s first computer.

CNN: A Major Volcanic Eruption in Santorini is 'A Matter of Time', Say Scientists – What Do They Mean?

CNN: A Major Volcanic Eruption in Santorini is 'A Matter of Time', Say Scientists. What Do They Mean?

The Eastern Mediterranean’s most active underwater volcano, Kolumbo, is located 6.5 kilometres northeast of Santorini. Scientists know that a Kolumbo explosion could cause great destruction – and they say that it’s only a matter of time.

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Antikythera Mechanism: The Ancient Greek computer that leaves scientists stunned

Stunned researchers discover that, in addition to accurately tracing the movement of the sun, moon and predicting when eclipses would occur, the Antikythera Mechanism created by the Ancient Greeks around 100-200BC also tracked the movements of Venus and Saturn. “Our work reveals the Antikythera Mechanism as a beautiful conception, translated by superb engineering into a device of genius,” the study concludes about the creation considered to be the world’s first computer.

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