The Mysterious Antikythera Mechanism Is More Ancient Than We Thought

As if the freakishly advanced Antikythera Mechanism wasn't astounding enough, a new analysis suggests the astronomical device is older than archaeologists assumed. » 11/27/14 7:00am 11/27/14 7:00am

Advanced Imaging Reveals a Computer 1,500 Years Ahead of Its Time

In this io9 flashback, we revisit a post about how X-rays and advanced photography uncovered the true complexity of the mysterious Antikythera mechanism, a device so astonishing that its discovery is like finding a functional Buick in medieval Europe. » 12/13/10 11:00am 12/13/10 11:00am

Five ancient technologies that were ahead of their times

Sometimes archaeologists find artifacts so mind-blowing they seem like evidence of lost civilizations or alien visitors. Which ones are misinterpretations or hoaxes, and which are the real thing? » 6/03/10 4:48pm 6/03/10 4:48pm

Advanced Imaging Reveals a Computer 1,500 Years Ahead of Its Time

X-rays and advanced photography have uncovered the true complexity of the mysterious Antikythera mechanism, a device so astonishing that its discovery is like finding a functional Buick in medieval Europe. » 1/08/10 7:00am 1/08/10 7:00am