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Antikythera Mechanism was found in a shipwrecked Roman vessel in the Mediterranean Ocean around 1900. Some experts at think it an astronomer's tool, calculating the position of the planets, moon and sun and was made about 100 B.C. An x-ray of the mechanism, revealed it to be complex, containing a sophisticated differential system of 30 to 70 gears.
"In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes; so with present time."
From article in March 1942 Popular Science
This emblem on the administration building of the new Douglas blackout plant at Long Beach, California symbolizes one of his greatest triumphs, the 25,000-mile round-the-world flight made by U.S.Army airmen in 1924 in two Douglas planes.