builds custom wooden orreries, which are mechanical models of the solar system. It’s no surprise then that he’s interested in the Antikythera Mechanism—a small geared device discovered off the coast of the Greece in 1900 that is believed to be the first analog computer and one of the oldest known geared systems, built partly to predict the positions of celestial bodies in the solar system as it was understood in ancient Greece. 228 more words
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Work on the wreck site continued during the 2015 season with over 40 hours of dive time spent on the wreck itself (if that doesn’t sound long, remember the wreck is a52m down, so it’s as far beneath the surface as Nelson is above Trafalgar Square). 161 more words