Do you want to know when the next solar eclipse is?

and do you have a few pieces of Lego lying around? then read on

I have always known that the Greek are smart people, but that they build an ancient mechanical computer at around 150 BC has to take the cake.

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the device was already discovered in 1901 in a ship wreck, but it wasn’t understood until decades later.

Now we know what it does and the Mechanism has now been recreated by an Apple software engineer by the name of Andrew Carol, who has lovingly pieced 1,500 Lego Technic blocks together, creating 110 gears and four gearboxes in total. Check out the video of it in action.

Simply great

@maniac13

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