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The Antikythera Mechanism

The complex clockwork device, created in the time of Archimedes.

How did a strange lump of bronze and decayed wood discovered in a shipwreck reveal the first ever computer? Learn more about the complex clockwork device, created in the time of Archimedes, that could predict the positions of the sun, moon and planets, and even when the Olympic games fell.

Narrated by Gillian Anderson. Scripted by Nigel Warburton.

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