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The Antikythera Mechanism

At some point between 70 and 60 BCE, a Greek ship heading from Asia Minor to Rome sank in the Mediterranean. When a group of sponge divers discovered the wreck in 1900, they salvaged three pieces of bronze comprising a device that became known as the¬†Antikythera mechanism. The artifact, which is roughly the size of…

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