Who invented Antikythera?

Who invented Antikythera?

It may well be that the Antikythera mechanism was based on a design by Archimedes.” Price, with the help of Greek radiologist Charalambos Karakalos, found that the machine had 30 different gears: 27 in the largest fragment and one each in three others.

What is the Antikythera computer?

Antikythera mechanism is believed to be the world’s oldest computer. The mechanism has been described as an astronomical calculator as well as the world’s first analogue computer. It is made of bronze and includes dozens of gears.

When was the first computer invented?

The ENIAC was invented by J. Presper Eckert and John Mauchly at the University of Pennsylvania and began construction in 1943 and was not completed until 1946. It occupied about 1,800 square feet and used about 18,000 vacuum tubes, weighing almost 50 tons.

When was Antikythera invented?

The instrument is believed to have been designed and constructed by Greek scientists and has been variously dated to about 87 BC, or between 150 and 100 BC, or to 205 BC. In any case, it must have been constructed before the shipwreck, which has been dated by multiple lines of evidence to approximately 70–60 BC.

How many gears does the Antikythera have?

The gears. There are 30 known preserved gears in the mechanism. Each gear has been hand cut from a single sheet of bronze.

Who invented computer in India?

Vijay Pandurang BhatkarPB PS (11 October 1946) is an Indian computer scientist, IT leader and educationalist. He is best known as the architect of India’s national initiative in supercomputing where he led the development of Param supercomputers….Vijay P. Bhatkar.

Vijay Bhatkar PB PS
Website www.vijaybhatkar.org

How was the Antikythera made?

No other geared mechanism of such complexity is known from the ancient world or indeed until medieval cathedral clocks were built a millennium later. The Antikythera mechanism was fabricated out of bronze sheet, and originally it would have been in a case about the size of a shoebox.