Wow! Lego Antikythera device -- and it works

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Fri Dec 10 08:55:03 CST 2010



>Message: 26 
>Date: Fri, 10 Dec 2010 00:27:09 -0600 
>From: Doc Shipley < doc at vaxen.net > 
>Subject: Re: Wow! Lego Antikythera device -- and it works 
>Evan Koblentz wrote: 
>> http://therawfeed.com/apple-engineer-re-creates-2000-year-old-greek 
> 
>   I thought the Antikythera Research Project decided a few years ago 
>that the original did NOT use differential gearing. 
> 
>   To be perfectly honest, the fact that the Antikythera incorporates 
>the first known User Guide impresses me as much as the technology.... 
> 
>        Doc 
> 



The report in The Register ( http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/12/10/lego_computer/ ) includes some additional links, including one to an interesting article in Nature News from Nov. 24th at http://www.nature.com/news/2010/101124/full/468496a.html . 


Bob 



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