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Астролябия – чудесный компьютер древности  The astrolabe is a very ancient astronomical computer for solving problems relating to time and the position of the sun and stars.

Astrolabe - Astrolabes are problem solving instruments & they compute things such as the time of day according the position of the sun and the stars in the sky. Like a computer, you input information and then you receive output.& They were ty

The Olivetti P6060 was a computer which looked like a typewriter. It had a built-in thermal printer (80 column, 80 character per second). This printer featured graphics supported by system software for scaling, framing, offsetting, axis drawing and alphanumeric labeling.     The P6060 could be programmed with a special extended version of the BASIC language which featured random and sequential file handling and matrix operations.

The Olivetti P6060 was a computer which looked like a typewriter. It had a built-in thermal printer (80 column, 80 character per second). This printer featured graphics supported by system software for scaling, framing, offsetting, axis drawing and alphanumeric labeling. The P6060 could be programmed with a special extended version of the BASIC language which featured random and sequential file handling and matrix operations.

Brass polyhedral sundial from 1578 approximates shape of the Alouette satellite, 1962, Canada    "The equatorial dial on this polyhedral sundial is marked with all 24 hours (1..12, 1..12). It was made by Hans Koch in Munich in 1578. The original is in Munich."

Brass polyhedral sundial from 1578 approximates shape of the Alouette satellite, Canada "The equatorial dial on this polyhedral sundial is marked with all 24 hours It was made by Hans Koch in Munich in The original is in Munich.

themagicfarawayttree: Diptych Dial, by Thomas Tucher, Nuremberg, c. 1620. “Diptych dials are portable instruments, usually made from ivory. They were mainly produced in Nuremberg from the late fifteenth century onwards. They are based on the principles of vertical and horizontal sundials.”

themagicfarawayttree: “ Diptych Dial, by Thomas Tucher, Nuremberg, c. “Diptych dials are portable instruments, usually made from ivory. They were mainly produced in Nuremberg from the late fifteenth century onwards. They are based on the.