The Antikythera Mechanism and Greek Astronomy
When & Where
March 6 at 7 - 8:30 p.m.
4524 East 49th St,
Cuyahoga Hts, OH
Program Leader: Cleveland Astronomical Society
In 1901, divers recovered from a 2,000-year-old shipwreck a remarkable bronze device known as the Antikythera Mechanism. Recent examination has revealed its internal workings and finely engraved inscriptions. CWRU Professor Dr. Paul Iversen, will provide an overview of this remarkable geared device, which computed and displayed the paths of the sun and moon.
6:30 – 7: p.m. meeting
7 – 8:30 p.m. speaker