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Damascus Steel and the Greek computer

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posted on Apr, 8 2004 @ 11:27 AM
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I saw this special on History channel about the advancements of ancient civilizations. No one yet has been able to copy damascus steel which is known to have the most perfect molecular structure of all steel. And the greek computer made by archimedes that was found underwater. It uses an intricate set of gears to track the stars and planets. Anyone got more info?




posted on Apr, 10 2004 @ 07:20 AM
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Interesting article about Damascus steel / ultrahigh carbon steels:

www.winstonbrill.com... ex/articles/101-150/article122_body.html

Also found this about the greek computer:

www.giant.net.au...

I just searched using Yahoo!


Hope you find it interesting.



posted on Apr, 10 2004 @ 07:28 AM
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heres some info on the greek computer...i saw that one as well...on history channel...pretty cool huh

Info

Here is a downloadable simulation on the Antikythera device...prety cool.

simulation

heres another one:

Antikythera mechanism

enjoy
Gryff



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