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The Antikythera Mechanism Decoded

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18:00 – 18:00 20 Oct 2011
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Main Building, Cardiff University, Park Place, Cardiff, CF10 3AT

Speakers: Professor Mike Edmunds, School of Physics & Astronomy, Cardiff University & Antikythera Mechanism Research Project

The Antikythera Mechanism may well be the most extraordinary surviving artefact from the ancient Greek world. It dates from around the beginning of the 1st century BC, contains some 30 gearwheels and is an order of magnitude more complicated than any surviving mechanism from the following millennium.
Download the leaflet here (PDF, 842 KB) http://www.iopwales.org/events/info/file_51828.pdf

Event type: Lecture/Talk
Organised by: Institute of Physics in Wales and Cardiff University
Contact details: Email: publicbookings@cardiff.ac.uk to register

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