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An Ancient Greek Computer

TitleAn Ancient Greek Computer
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1959
Authorsde Price, Derek Solla J.
Journal TitleScientific American
Volume200
Pages66
Journal Date06/1959
Abstract

In 1901 divers working off the isle of Antikythera found the remains of a clocklike mechanism 2,000 years old. The mechanism now appears to have been a device for calculating the motions of stars and planets

URLhttps://www.scientificamerican.com/article/an-ancient-greek-computer/