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SCIENCE | 22/06 12:54 CET

Is this 2,000-year-old tool the world’s oldest computer?

Is this 2,000-year-old tool the world’s oldest computer?

For over a century since it was found in an ancient shipwreck, scientists have been scratching their heads over the exact function of the Antikythera mechanism, named after the Greek island off which it was found. From a few words deciphered on the corroded fragments of…