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Antikythera Mechanism: The Ancient Greek Artifact that Continues to Amaze Scientists

May 17 is celebrated in the scientific world as the day the Antikythera Mechanism was discovered in 1901. This astoundingly intricate machine is an...

Archaeological Museum of Athens to Host Events on Antikythera Mechanism and the Moon

The National Archaeological Museum of Athens announced on Thursday that a total of four presentations on the Antikythera Mechanism and the understanding ancient Greeks...

American Engineers to Pay Tribute to Antikythera Mechanism in Athens

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ΑSME) will pay tribute to the world famous ancient artifact known as the Antikythera Mechanism, in recognition of...

World’s First Computer Was Found in Greek Shipwreck at Antikythera

It was exactly 117 years ago -- May 17, 1902 -- when Spirydon Stais visited a museum which housed treasures from an ancient shipwreck. Among...

Has a Missing Piece of the Ancient Antikythera Machine Been Found?

Archaeologists believe that they may have found the missing piece of the Antikythera Mechanism, the fantastically complicated, advanced analog "computer" unearthed in 1901 from a...

Museum with Ancient Greek “High Tech” Inventions Opens in Athens

Achievements of ancient Greek technology can now be seen and admired in Athens at the "Museum of Ancient Greek Technology, Kostas Kotsanas", which opened...

Google Doodle Displays the Ancient Antikythera Mechanism in Celebration of 115th Anniversary

Google is celebrating the 115th anniversary of the discovery of the ancient Antikythera Mechanism with its iconic Google Doodle. Although the artifact was recovered back...

2,000-Year-Old Skeleton Discovered During Second Phase Underwater Excavation of Antikythera Shipwreck

The second phase of the 2016 underwater excavation of the 1st century B.C. Antikythera shipwreck took place from August 28 to September 14 and...

The Search for More Artifacts at the Antikythera Shipwreck Expedition Starts Thursday

The second phase of the 2016 underwater excavation of the 1st century B.C. Antikythera shipwreck will begin on Thursday, the head of the Hellenic...

Return to Antikythera Shipwreck Yields Another 60 Treasures

The Greek Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute returned to the Antikythera Shipwreck from May 22 through to June 11. The...

Modern Technology Uncovers New Findings: Ancient Greek Analog Computer was a Textbook of Astronomy

Although the artifact was recovered back in 1901, new technological advances have helped archaeologists learn even more about an ancient Greek analog computer that...

National Archaeological Museum 150th Anniversary Exhibition ‘Odysseys’ in October

What do the Antikythera Mechanism, Nestor's golden cup and the marble statue of an athlete from Delos all have in common? The answer is...

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