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The Antikythera Mechanism

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Title:The Antikythera Mechanism
Authors:Wynn-Williams, Gareth
Date Issued:14 Oct 2009
Series:International Year of Astronomy Lecture Series
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?
Appears in Collections: Special Presentations - UHM Library
Wynn-Williams, Gareth

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