There’s a new book out soon about the Antikythera mechanism, called “Decoding the Heavens: Solving the Mystery of the World’s First Computer” by Jo Marchant which looks like its worth a peek. Interesting discussion about it on the Guardian’s science podcast, too.
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In this context, some might be interested in Alexander Jones’s post on the < HREF="http://www.currentepigraphy.org/2008/09/24/inscriptions-on-the-antikythera-mechanism-1/" REL="nofollow">Inscriptions on the Antikythera Mechanism<> over at CurEp.
Thank you Melissa!>>Mr elliot, i very much enjoyed the current epigraphy site.>>Thank you for that. Please spread the word around!>>Sigge