The Antikythera Mechanism: An Update

The Antikythera Mechanism

This past August we reviewed Jo Marchant’s book on the fascinating Antikythera mechanism, Decoding the Heavens. Now, Scientific American is featuring an excellent pair of short videos on this astounding device, each of which is quite rewarding: part one, a little over 5 minutes long, and part two at just over 8 minutes in length.

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Published in: on December 1, 2009 at 3:40 pm  Leave a Comment  

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