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Scientists publish details about antique computer

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The mystery over the purpose of a sophisticated geared "calculator" built in the 2nd century BC has finally been solved.

The so-called "Antikythera mechanism" was found in 1902 by sponge divers exploring a shipwreck off the Greek island of the same name, but its exact use had puzzled scientists.

Read the complete story here. (New Scientist)

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