Southern Man

Monday, January 11, 2010

Ancient Technology

Since Southern Man is a techno geek and also teaches astronomy from time to time, he finds the so-called Antikythera Mechanism - a two-thousand-year-old astronomical calculator - to be extremely cool. Here's a video of a working model of the device demonstrated by the man who constructed it.

Southern Man bows before alpha geek Michael Wright, former curator of Mechanical Engineering at the London Science Museum and currently at Imperial College in London.


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