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The Antikythera Mechanism – T308 (Face to Face & Online)

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27 September 2023 @ 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm BST

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Date: 27 September 2023
3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
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Ward Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LH


Christopher Glasow

In 1901, Greek divers made the astounding discovery of a Roman-era shipwreck off the island of Antikythera in the Aegean Sea. Amongst other treasure, dives revealed lumps of bronze which were pieces of an ancient Greek ‘computer’ approximately 2,000 years old. This is now known as the Antikythera mechanism, and is depicted in the latest Indiana Jones adventure movie as The Dial of Destiny.

Engineer, inventor and tech entrepreneur Christopher Glasow will tell the story of how researchers gradually revealed its amazing capabilities, taking decades to piece together its intricate workings.



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