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Title: The Antikythera Mechanism 
Author: Wynn-Williams, Gareth
Date: 2009-10-14
Abstract: Professor Gareth Wynn-Williams will lecture on the ancient Greek enigma, "The Antikythera Mechanism." Recent X-ray analysis of the encrusted piece of bronze from a 2000-year-old Greek shipwreck shows it to be an astronomical computing device of astonishing complexity. What did it do? What purpose did it serve?
Series/Report No.: International Year of Astronomy Lecture Series

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