12 December 2010

LEGO Antikythera Mechanism

I have posted before about the Antikythera mechanism, a 2,000-year-old computer of sorts that was used to predict eclipses. Apparently a working model of the device has been created...completely out of LEGO. Nerdy and completely awesome, I give you a highly dramatic video about its creation and use. This is dedicated to all my engineering friends and family:

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