Ancient computer

Format: DVD 2013
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Summary
An unpromising lump of metal found in a 2,000-year-old shipwreck turns out to be an extraordinary treasure: the world⿿s first computer. NOVA follows the ingenious detective work that painstakingly discovered the truth about the ancient Greek device: it was an astonishingly sophisticated astronomical calculator and eclipse predictor, unrivaled until the era of modern science and believed to be from the workshop of Archimedes.
An unpromising lump of metal found in a 2,000-year-old shipwreck turns out to be an extraordinary treasure: the world's first computer. NOVA follows the ingenious detective work that painstakingly discovered the truth about the ancient Greek device: it was an astonishingly sophisticated astronomical calculator and eclipse predictor, unrivaled until the era of modern science and believed to be from the workshop of Archimedes.
Additional Information
Subjects Computers -- History.
Astronomical instruments -- History.
Antiquities.
Historical television programs.
Science television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher [United States] :2013
Edition Widescreen.
Other Titles Nova (Television program)
Contributors Beckham, Mike, screenwriter, producer, director.
Images First (Firm), production company.
Hellēnikē Radiophōnia-Tēleorasē, production company.
Association relative à la télévision européenne, production company.
Nihon Hōsō Kyōkai, production company.
PBS Distribution (Firm), publisher.
Language English
In English; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Notes Title from container.
Originally broadcast by PBS Apr. 3, 2013.
Program content: c2012.
System Details DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen presentation; stereo.
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 9781608837984
160883798X
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