I watched this last night and I can't stop thinking about how remarkable it is. I've never seen or read anything that goes this in depth to "unlocking it". It looks like they've been able to give credit to the design to Archimedes himself. The genius of Archimedes to me is mind-boggling.
So often I dismiss the technological prowess of the ancients and this is another reminder that there were intellects back then superior to our greatest living intellects.
This dude devised gears to mimic elliptical orbits and nine year cycles, in 70 B.C., wtf?!?
b. April 2012 d. April 2012
May perpetual light shine upon him.
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