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

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  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 03/02/2010
  • Publisher: Perseus Books Group

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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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