The Antikythera Mechanism reconsidered

@article{Wright2007TheAM,
  title={The Antikythera Mechanism reconsidered},
  author={M. Wright},
  journal={Interdisciplinary Science Reviews},
  year={2007},
  volume={32},
  pages={27 - 43}
}
  • M. Wright
  • Published 2007
  • Sociology
  • Interdisciplinary Science Reviews
Abstract The Antikythera Mechanism, the world's oldest known geared mechanism, became widely known through the work of Derek Price who, concluding that its dials yielded astronomical and calendrical information, called it a 'calendar computer'. Price rightly drew attention to its importance as direct evidence for a high level of mechanical accomplishment in ancient times, but his account of the instrument itself is deficient. I have developed a new reconstruction on the basis of an independent… Expand
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