Monthly Archives: July 2016

Antikythera Computer: World’s Oldest Computer Deciphered

By Biblical Archaeology Society Staff A fragment of the Antikythera computer. The mechanism is kept at the National Archaeological Museum, Athens. Photo: Marsyas’s photo is licensed under CC-BY-2.5.An international team of scientists recently determined, using cutting-edge technology, that the once-mysterious Antikythera Mechanism was a mechanical crank-operated elaborate astronomical calendar. The Antikythera Mechanism, which was originally …read more