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Lancashire Lecture: The Antikythera mechanism and the mechanical universe

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18:00 – 20:00 14 May 2014
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Foster Building Lecture Theatre 2
University of Central Lancashire
Preston
PR1 2HE

Speakers: Prof Mike Edmunds (Cardiff)

The Antikythera mechanism is an analogue computer, designed to predict astronomical positions and eclipses. It was recovered in 1900–1901 from a shipwreck off the Greek island of Antikythera.

Event type: Lecture/Talk
Co-sponsored by: Lancashire Archaeological Society
Organised by: Lancashire and Cumbria Branch
Contact details: Dr Chris Bowdery (Branch Secretary)
chris.bowdery@physics.org

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University of Central Lancashire
Preston
PR1 2HE
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18:00 – 20:00 14 May 2014
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