UCL experts recreate a mechanical Cosmos for the world’s first computer

Researchers at UCL have solved a major piece of the puzzle that makes up the ancient Greek astronomical calculator known as the Antikythera Mechanism, a hand-powered mechanical device that was used to predict astronomical events. Known to many as the world’s first analogue computer, the Antikythera Mechanism is the most complex piece of engineering to … Continue reading UCL experts recreate a mechanical Cosmos for the world’s first computer