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The Antikythera Mechanism

Interestingly, the first mechanical computer was an astronomical clock used to calculate planetary positions for astrological purposes. It dates back to the 1st-2nd century BCE, around the time that Hellenistic astrology was born.


Student of astrology since the mid-nineties. Business owner, husband, and father of three. I enjoy hiking, reading, making music, and learning languages.

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