The two researchers published a paper advancing our understanding of the Antikythera Mechanism, an ancient Greek mechanism that modeled the known universe of 2,000 years ago. The heavily encrusted, clocklike mechanism—dubbed the “world’s first computer”—was retrieved from an ancient shipwreck on the bottom of the sea off Greece in 1901. The new work is published in the Archive for History of Exact Science.
For the short and free article, go to – http://www.pugetsound.edu/news-and-events/campus-news/details/1345/
For the complete paper and isn’t free, go to – http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00407-014-0145-5