Et in Arcadia Lego…

The Antikythera Mechanism is a remarkable mechanical computer that’s thought to date from somewhere around 150 B.C. Our own Mike Edmunds is the lead academic on the Antikythera Mechanism Research Project which has been studying this amazing artefact so I thought he and other Cardiff folks would enjoy this, which shows a reproduction of the device made from Lego:


2 Responses to “Et in Arcadia Lego…”

  1. Anton Garrett Says:

    Lego is the new Meccano.

  2. Congratulations on a great pun in the title.

    I remember once when Ivan Lendl and Pat Cash were playing a tennis match. Before the match, the sports reporter speculated on who might win, summing it up pithily (as television reporters do) with “Will it be Cash, or a Czech?”.

    My favourite phrase pun is the title of a country-and-western song by the Bellamy Brothers: If I said you had a beautiful body, would you hold it against me?

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