|A Piece of the Ancient Computer|
The device was discovered in 1901, pulled from from a sunken ship in the depths of the ocean. It is extremely complex, using different gear boxes to perform certain arithmetic calculations, before linking to other gear boxes that perform more arithmetic calculations on top of this. The result is turning hands that, when aligned, predict certain celestial events.
A working replica of the ancient computer was recently reconstructed out of Lego by Andrew Carol. It works exactly as the original did, able to make predictions just as well. Watch the video below to see how the lego replica works.
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