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The Antikythera Mechanism: Its Discovery and Interpretation

April 4, 2019 @ 7:20 pm EDT

University of Maryland, Room TBA
College Park, MD United States

AIA Society: Washington, D.C.

Lecturer: Daryn Lehoux

The Antikythera mechanism is one of the most remarkable technological devices from the premodern era. Originally found in the debris of an ancient shipwreck in 1901, the device was little studied and little understood until much later in the twentieth and even into the twenty-first century when its most important secrets began to be unveiled by advanced imaging techniques. This lecture looks at the remarkable technological and astronomical knowledge embedded in the ancient machine, and the remarkable technological efforts that it took to uncover them in the modern era.

McDonald Lecture
Reception at 6:30 PM, business meeting at 7:00 PM

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April 4, 2019
7:20 pm EDT
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Lucinda Conger


University of Maryland, Room TBA
College Park, MD United States
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