Saturday, August 13, 2011

Ancient Discoveries {s01e01} - Ancient Computer?

Roman Empire 27 BC - 476 AD. The Romans, always inspire from the Greeks, because the Greeks were older and had the most advanced Civilization and Technology. That's the reason, that always you here: a Greek doctor, a Greek architects, a Greek mathematician, a Greek scientist, a Greek technologies, a Greek war-Machines, a Greek Philosopher e.t.c.
This episode investigates the Antikythera Mechanism, a computer-like device that may have been used to calculate the movements of stars and planets. It also highlights ancient inventors Archimedes and Ctesibius.

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