Monday, October 25, 2021

Do you know what an Antikythera mechanism is?

I just finished watching the National Geographic Channel’s “Naked Science” show detailing the ancient Antikythera mechanism. The show features Mad System’s Maris Ensing helping to recreate a working model of the astronomical device created by ancient Greek civilizations.

The show is educational and fascinating all at once. Interviews with and clips of Maris building the model at the Mad System’s studios is interspersed with information from noted historians and astronomers who help to deduce the device’s intended uses and appearance.

If you missed the show tonight, you still have a couple of chances left to see it in the next few days (which I highly recommend you do!)….

Sunday, January 23rd, 1pm (PST)
Thursday, January 27th, 1pm (PST)

Check your local listings for your National Geographic Channel number.

For more information, visit
www.madsystems.com

Martin Palicki
Martin Palicki owns and publishes InPark Magazine. Started in 2004, InPark Magazine provides owners and operators the perspective from "in"side the "park." Martin has also written for publications like Sound & Communications, Lighting & Sound America, Attractions Management and others. Martin has been featured in Time Magazine, CNN.com and Folio. Martin lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.

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