An Ancient Discovery - Antikythera Mechanism

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On 17 May 1902, archaeologist Velerios Stais dug into the Antikythera and began searching for some old-fashioned antique. Here he found a 2,000-year-old shipwreck, the Roman era of Jesus. It was a merchant ship with bottles of wine and beautiful sculptures and the wealth that  Romans were plundering and accumulating from the Greeks after the war. Also, the divers who were looking for further hidden treasures found something strange in the wooden box that scientists and historians around the world saw for the first time in their lives. It was a machine made of bronze, later named the Antikythera Mechanism.

Antikythera Mechanism

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This moment was when the archaeologist's real test began, to learn what this object was, why and how it came into being, and, above all, what it could do. The machine made of gear parts about 2100 years old, was designed by an unknown Greek scientist. Which was a tricky thing at the time, how could it be possible for humans to make such a modern machine? But despite a hundred years of research, they did not understand it, and its texture has always been a mystery.
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World's First Analog Computer

About twenty years ago, due to our advancement in technology and research methods, the composition of its inner parts were revealed through the X-ray machine and because it was so old that it was not possible to open it and know its texture. So a particular X-ray machine that was only present in the UK was brought to the Museum of Greece, where a duplicate of this machine was redesigned while trying to understand its texture and its structure and scientist shocked because this machine was actually the world's first analog computer. There were 47 separate gears in it, and they were correctly connected and set at the correct speed. Thinking about how it was possible to create this analog computer technology almost fifteen years before the invention of the world's first printing press.
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This machine used to show the calendar, and the eclipse forecast was perfect with the help of the exact date and time. The sample made by experts and found out that these needles on the machine represent the planets of our solar system, in the midst of which our Earth is present, and the rest of the worlds rotate around it, ancient Greek Scientists believed. This machine was too accurate. We know that the moon moves at a much faster rate when it comes closer to our Earth And when it's too slow to be away. The scientist who created it set the gears so well that it showed the motion perfectly, As is actually in real. Amazingly this machine was able to predict the colour of the eclipse too hard to believe. Since this machine was designed over 2100 years ago, we know that the world's first gear-mechanical clock was made in the early fourteenth century, which was about the size of a small car. While the machine was about the size of a box that even though it was designed, fifteen hundred years ago whose gear was far more sophisticated and advanced than it was then, its value is still suspected by some scientists today. However, it is believed to be an alien machine. But what are your thoughts on it? Let us know in the comment section below.
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