Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Attack of the Antikythera

Around the year 1900 an ancient Greek shipwreck yielded a strange geared device. This many geared device is actually a pre-Christian computer for predicting eclipses. Work this precise would not reappear until the fifteenth century. Here is a model of an antikythera built out of LEGO.

LEGO is an incredible medium for art and science and . . .

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