Ancient Computer Preview
A Greek shipwreck holds the remains of an intricate bronze machine that turns out to be the world’s first computer.
- [Narrator] On "NOVA,"
a mysterious mechanism 2,000 years old.
- The first time the human race have created a computer.
- [Narrator] Can scientists crack its code?
- [Man] They realized there were 27 gears inside this thing
to track the complex movements of the Moon
and probably all the planets as well.
It rewrites the history of technology.
- [Narrator] "Ancient Computer" on "NOVA."
(suspenseful music continues) (device whirs)