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January 5, 2007: Illuminated Site of the Week: . . . And The Sea Give Up Its Tomography Test Results

Illuminated Site of the Week: Even in ancient Rome one had to beware geeks bearing gifts. Work on the Antikythera Mechanism Research Project proceeds more than 100 years after the discovery of this mechanical analog marvel in a Roman shipwreck. Where was it going? Who built it? Right now scientists would settle for figuring out how it worked or what it was for, two questions that may have been answered. BBC News has the story.

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