The Antikythera Mechanism Βrought to Boston

Prominent Professor Xenophon Moussas of Astrophysics, Astronomy and Mechanics of University of Athens delivering the lecture about The Antikythera Mechanism at the Maliotis Cultural Center in Brookline. Photo: TNH/Theodore Kalmoukos

BOSTON, MA – Xenophon Moussas, Professor of Astrophysics, Astronomy, and Mechanics at the University of Athens, brought the famous Antikythera Mechanism to Boston, MA. Several talks and an exhibition were organized at Stonehill College, Center of Astrophysics Harvard and Tufts University.

The oldest known computer made in Greece sometime between 150 to 100 BC came to Boston to the beautiful Stonehill campus, where a very interesting exhibition was on display that included a bronze model of the mechanism made by Dionysios …

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