Monday, November 7, 2011
11:30 a.m., Clark Hall, Rm. 309
Decoding the Antikythera Mechanism: An Ancient Greek Computer by Dr. John Seiradakis , University of Thessaloniki
Sponsored by the Department of Classics, History, Astronomy, Physics, and Geology, along with the Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities, the College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s office, and the Hellenic Preservation Society.
The Antikythera Mechanism is a Greek calendrical computing device from ca. 200 – 65 B.C., and one of the most important archeological artifacts ever discovered.