In Moscow will bring a lot of the Antikythera mechanism.
September 8, 2016 in Moscow in the building of the State Museum of architecture named after Schusev, Moscow will host an exhibition dedicated to a lot of the Antikythera mechanism — one of the most interesting and mysterious finds in archaeological history. It is believed to be the world's oldest mechanical computer.
Of course, modern technology has leaped forward, and today we create a variety of complex mechanisms, such as grundfos pump pittsburgh. But that difficulty two thousand years ago is fantastic.
The sensation of this exhibition lies in the fact that for the first time a wide audience will be presented the results of decoding hidden under a layer of marine sediments of the inscriptions on the back of the mechanism. The inscriptions were instructions for using the device. Open with the help of modern methods of x-ray scan of the label not only put an end to more than a century of debate about the purpose of Anticarsia mechanism, but also proved that the ancient Greeks were well versed in the laws of physics and the mathematics to describe them.
The mechanism was found at the bottom of the Mediterranean sea the survey revealed an ancient ship. According to historians the ship sank at least 2 thousand years ago. At the time, were able to create such complex and perfect product, remains a mystery.
Russia is the first country, which will bring updated to reflect the latest research data show, the Central object of which will be an exact copy of the mechanism, made of bronze in full size (32 x 12 x 20 cm). The original fragments of the mechanism are kept at the National archaeological Museum in Athens.
In addition to the replica of the mechanism, the exhibition will present an interactive computer model, three-dimensional images as well as videos and displays about a lot of the Antikythera mechanism and the history of its study.