Decoding the Heavens : A 2,000-Year-Old-Computer--And the Century-Long Search to Discover Its Secrets, by Marchant, Jo
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- ISBN: 9780306818615 | 0306818612
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 3/2/2010
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.