Dec 4, 2006

World’s Oldest Computer

Antikythera mechanism
The Antikythera mechanism was made in the first years of the first century b.C. by the Romans.


For years, it was taken as an astronomical showpiece, a navigational instrument and a puzzle concerning astronomical and mathematical knowledge. However, now it is regarded as the ever first analogue computer. This instrument shows the sophistication and exuberance of the ancient.


1 comment:

Anonymous said...

BE CAREFUL!The Antikythera Mechanism was made by Greeks and not Romans.You are going to write your own History!!!!!