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In Mapping Eclipses, World's First Computer Maybe Also Told Fortunes


Antikythera Mechanism

Visitors look at the displayed fragments of the ancient Antikythera Mechanism at the National Archaeological Museum in Athens, Greece June 9, 2016.

Credit: Reuters/Alkis Konstaninidis

A 2,000-year-old astronomical calculator used by ancient Greeks to chart the movement of the sun, moon and planets may also have had another purpose—fortune telling, say researchers.

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