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Decoding the Heavens : A 2,000-Year-Old-Computer--And the Century-Long Search to Discover Its S...

ISBN: 9780306818615 | 0306818612
Edition: Reprint
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Perseus Books Group
Pub. Date: 3/2/2010

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Marchant details the 100-year quest to decode an ancient Greek computer device. This is the surprising story behind the 2,000-year-old mechanism that challenges modern assumptions about what ancient scientists knew, and the technological equipment they used to understand their world.

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