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Ancient Astronomical Device

By Robin Turner and Paul Carey
As early as the second century BC, Greeks were able to calculate the positions of the sun, moon and planets using an astronomical computer that incorporated technology thought to be developed at least 1,000 years later. Scientists unraveled the artifact’s internal mysteries by examining it with a complex medical scanning device.
An international team led by Cardiff University professor Mike Edmunds has unraveled the secrets of a 2,000-year-old computer that ancient Greeks used to plot the movements of the sun, moon and the stars.

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