Reflections on the antikythera mechanism inscriptions

  title={Reflections on the antikythera mechanism inscriptions},
  author={Maria K. Papathanassiou},
  journal={Advances in Space Research},
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The Antikythera Mechanism: The oldest mechanical universe in its scientific milieu
  • X. Moussas
  • Physics
    Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union
  • 2009
Abstract In this review the oldest known advanced astronomical instrument and dedicated analogue computer is presented, in context. The Antikythera Mechanism a mysterious device, assumed to be ahead
The Antikythera Mechanism
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The Antikythera Mechanism
The Mechanism of Antikythera is the oldest, the only and in fact the very best known example of a complex astronomical device, a dedicated analogue astronomical computer, possibly a planetarium, a


Understanding the Antikythera Mechanism
  • T. Malzbender
  • Physics
    2011 IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC)
  • 2011
In 2005, Reflectance Imaging methods were applied to the mechanism in the hopes of revealing ancient writing on the device, and along with the results of Microfocus CT imaging, the device was understood to be a mechanical, astronomical computer capable of predicting solar and lunar eclipses along with other celestial events.
Decoding the ancient Greek astronomical calculator known as the Antikythera Mechanism
The Antikythera Mechanism is a unique Greek geared device, constructed around the end of the second century bc. It is known that it calculated and displayed celestial information, particularly cycles
The Antikythera Mechanism
The Antikythera Mechanism, a small but elaborate Hellenistic instrument that displayed indications of astronomical events as functions of date, embodies by far the earliest known application of
Counting Months and Years: The Upper Back Dial of the Antikythera Mechanism 1
The surviving piece of the upper back dial itself constitutes most of Fragment B, as seen in Figures 3 and 4. At axis N, its centre, there is the stub of an arbor but no wheel; at axis O, the centre
Gears from the Greeks: The Antikythera Mechanism-A Calendar Computer from ca. 80 B.C.
Scalar product, therefore, insignificant test scales. download Gears from the Greeks: The Antikythera Mechanism, a Calendar Computer from Ca 80 B.c. (Transactions of the American Philosophical
A History of Ancient Mathematical Astronomy
Antikythera: an Australian-Made
  • Greek Icon!, Bassernet,
  • 1993