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History of Science

The Antikythera Mechanism (Xenophon Mousas)

Antik-Mech-radiography-2005  The Antikythera Mechanism is the oldest known astronomical instrument and astronomical computer. Astronomy is the oldest science developed as humans that have been watching the sky for centuries and millennia started attempting to understand all celestial motions, of the stars, the Sun, the Moon and finally the planets. This eventually led them to try to understand their existence in the Cosmos. This was the birth of Philosophy…