09 The World's Oldest Computer w/ Xenophon Moussas (Antikythera Mechanism)

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Xenophon Moussas, physicist and member of the Antikythera Mechanism Research Project, sheds light on the mysterious device that has been described as an “ancient computer,” an “astronomical calculator,” and a “mechanical cosmos.”

For more information on the mechanism – including images, reconstructions, and other resources – visit our website at greecepodcast.com/9

Also check out the YouTube channel “Clickspring” to see a clockmaker build a replica of the mechanism piece by piece.

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