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January 7, 2010

When’s the next olympics?

srikanth @ 11:59 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1262908764 ) Play

Hot off the presses! A new look at an old device. What’s this?

Cracked by Dibyo , shenoyvarun86 , Gurupad , Aditya , Logik , madhur , krudebox , achyuth , xtremevarun , udupendra , dheeraj , Raghuvansh , quaziluffy , Chinmaya U.Holla , Rogi , priyananda , Debasish , Higgers , KK and Kaushik Saha

Answer:

The Antikythera mechanism: an ancient greek computer-like device of unimaginable complexity.

Researchers recently managed to look deeper into it and reconstruct it further using high-resolution X-ray tomography, and the results are in pic(2) above.


23 Responses to “When’s the next olympics?”

  1. Raghuvansh
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    The Antikythera Mechanism. This question whomps ass.


  2. quaziluffy

    Antikythera mechanism


  3. Dibyo
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    the antikythera mechanism


  4. Chinmaya U.Holla
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    Antikythera


  5. Antikythera mechanism the mechanical calculator


  6. Rogi
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    The Antikythera mechanism


  7. Calendar


  8. Antikythera


  9. priyananda

    The Antikythera mechanism


  10. Antikythera Mechanism


  11. The Antikythera Mechanism. More than a century ago, the The Antikythera Mechanism (left) was found by divers near Antikythera island. X-Ray (right) reports and analysis have shown that this is an ancient computer from ~100 BC. A computer more than two thousand years old! It was a complext mechanical computer probably used to track Solar System cycles.


  12. Higgers

    Antikythera


  13. Logik
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    Antikythera


  14. madhur
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    Antikythera mechanism


  15. KK
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    The Antikythera Mechanism.
    operates as a complex mechanical “computer” which tracks the cycles of the Solar System.
    More on http://www.antikythera-mechani.....t/overview


  16. krudebox
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    The Antikythera Mechanism


  17. Aishwarya

    a sundial?


  18. Aishwarya

    is it a sundial?


  19. antikythera mechanism.


  20. xtremevarun

    antikythera mechanism


  21. Kaushik Saha

    Radiograph (new one uses Antikythera Mechanism)


  22. udupendra
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    Antikythera mechanism


  23. dheeraj

    Antikythera mechanism considered as the first mechanical calculator.


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