December 14, 2010

Video: Lego Antikythera Mechanism

Apple software engineer Andrew Carol pieced 1,500 Lego Technic blocks together to recreate a Greek computer that laid lost on a sea floor for 2,000 years:

[Via Deb D’Andrea]

Posted by John Nack at 7:21 AM on December 14, 2010

Comments

  • Ben Hansen — 7:55 AM on December 14, 2010

    TOO AWESOME! thanks again for all the cool links

  • peer — 8:00 AM on December 14, 2010

    he should spend his time better fixing bugs in adobe software….

  • Daemon — 8:45 AM on December 14, 2010

    @peer – Who? The Apple engineer? O yes, he should fix Adobe software. Or Nack?

    [Don’t try to reason with the troll. :-) –J.]

  • Eric Dolecki — 8:59 AM on December 14, 2010

    Thanks, that’s pretty awesome. I love how the gears remain spinning as the parts are moved up and out to show the gears, etc. Very cool all around.

  • Victor Gavenda — 9:02 AM on December 15, 2010

    Thanks for the link, John–this is amazing!

  • Penelope — 5:27 AM on December 16, 2010

    A MA ZING!!!!! thankyou

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