Energy and machines in Antiquity (Part II)

Mechanical Devices

It is seldom possible to determine exactly when a particular mechanical
device was discovered or invented, but in general the chronological development
was as follows. Continue reading “Energy and machines in Antiquity (Part II)”

The Antikythera Mechanism; The oldest computer and mechanical Cosmos

Here we present the ‘Introduction‘ of the corresponding booklet (commissioned by
the School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Birmingham for the Antikythera Mechanism Exhibition, 2014) written by Xenophon Moussas, Department of Astrophysics, Astronomy and Mechanics, Faculty of Physics, School of Science,
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Continue reading “The Antikythera Mechanism; The oldest computer and mechanical Cosmos”

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