Don’t underestimate the power of a series of gearwheels!

This ancient clockwork machine retrieved from a shipwreck is most definitely a complex and sophisticated piece of machinery. The Antikythera Mechanism (pictured below) is named after its place of discovery, where Greek divers, exploring a Roman shipwreck at a depth of 42 metres in 1901, came across 82 curious bronze fragments.  Millenniums ago the gearwheels [...]