al-spudnik: “ Holy crap, the Antikythera Mechanism. This was an ancient Greek computer - yes, computer - likely designed by Archimedes himself for predicting the movements of the heavenly bodies. Later refined and miniaturized over the centuries,.
Abu Rayhan al-Biruni in 1019 made this diagram explaining the phenomenon of a Lunar Eclipse in all it’s phases. from al-Biruni’s manuscript copy of his Kitab al-Tafhim (Book of Instruction on the Principles of the Art of Astrology)
Author claims Chinese first discovered New World 40,000 years ago
Antikythera Mechanism, an ancient, analog computer designed to calculate astronomical positions thought to have been used by the Ancient Greeks.
Rewriting history: Biblical eclipse sheds new light on pharaohs https://tmbw.news/rewriting-history-biblical-eclipse-sheds-new-light-on-pharaohs A mysterious event mentioned in the Bible was actually the oldest solar eclipse ever recorded, a new Cambridge study has found. The revelation may help to rewrite the dates of Egyptian pharaohs, including the famous Ramesses II.Read moreThe celestial event described in the Old Testament Book of Joshua has been puzzling scholars for centuries. In…
Researcher Tsikritsis maintains that the Minoan Age object uncovered in 1898 in Paleokastro site in the Sitia district of western Crete, preceded the heralded Antikythera Mechanism by years, and was the first analog and portable computer in history.