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

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Da Capo Press,
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2009.
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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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030681742
9780306817427
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title Decoding the heavens : a 2,000-year-old computer--and the century-long search to discover its secrets
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