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Author Marchant, Josephine

Title Decoding the heavens : a 2,000-year-old computer--and the century-long search to discover its secrets / Jo Marchant

Publ Info Cambridge, Mass. : Da Capo Press, 2009
Edition First Da Capo Press edition
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 CCRI-Lincoln  QB107 .M37 2009    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  QB107 .M37 2009    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  QB107 .M37 2009    AVAILABLE
Descript 328 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
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Note Originally published: London : William Heinemann, 2008
Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-318) and index
Contents I see dead people -- Impossible find -- Treasures of war -- Rewriting history -- Heroic reconstruction -- Moon in a box -- Mechanic's workshop -- New boys -- Stunning idea -- Old man of Syracuse
LC subject Astronomical clocks -- Greece -- History
Greece -- Antiquities
ISBN 030681742X :
9780306817427 :