"The Astrolabe: The First Computer (or ""Hello World!"" on the Astrolabe)"

by Howard Covitz

Filmed at Ignite Phoenix

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The astrolabe is an astronomical calculator dating back at least 2000 years. Once you have walked through how to use the darn thing, you will appreciate firsthand just how much ""they knew back then"".

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