Decoding the heavens: a 2,000-year-old computer--and the century-long search to discover its secrets

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The surprising story behind the 2,000-year-old Antikythera mechanism that challenges our assumptions about what ancient scientists knew, and the technological equipment they used to understand their world.
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title_display Decoding the heavens : a 2,000-year-old computer--and the century-long search to discover its secrets
title_full Decoding the heavens : a 2,000-year-old computer--and the century-long search to discover its secrets / Jo Marchant
title_short Decoding the heavens :
title_sub a 2,000-year-old computer--and the century-long search to discover its secrets