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Antikythera Mechanism: The World’s First Computer

By |2018-10-21T02:35:29+03:00October 21st, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , |

The world’s first computer was discovered on 17 May 1902 in a shipwreck off the Greek island of Antikythera, to the great puzzlement of archaeologists at the time. Since then, we have learned a great deal more about the sophistication of this ancient astronomical computer, [...]

First Super Blue Blood Moon in Over 150 Years

By |2018-01-19T23:01:52+03:00January 19th, 2018|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , |

For the first time in over 150 years, three lunar phenomena will collide – producing a Super Blue Blood Moon on January 31. Not only will it be the second full moon in January, but the moon will also be close to its nearest point [...]