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The Antikythera Mechanism: A Personal Journey of Discovery

Start: Mar 25, 2015 05:30 PM

Location: G31, Foster Court, UCL

Antikythera Mechanism

The Antikythera Mechanism is an ancient Greek astronomical calculating machine of remarkable sophistication. As part of an international team of scientists, Dr Tony Freeth has been a central part of research on the Antikythera Mechanism over the last fifteen years. It has been an extraordinary journey of discovery, which has led to a revolution in our understanding of the device. It is a landmark in the history of science and technology and one of the true wonders of the ancient world.

Dr Tony Freeth is an Honorary Senior Research Associate at UCL and a founding member of the Antikythera Mechanism Research Project.

All welcome, and there will be drinks following the talk. Please note that registration is required.

The notes from this seminar are available below: