Antikythera Mechanism in the Science Festival of Russia
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Antikythera Mechanism in the Science Festival of Russia

An exhibition on the Mechanical World, the Antikythera Mechanism and the history of Greek Astronomy, Astrophysics and Physics will be presented at 10.7.2016 at the Science Festival of Russia in Moscow.

Xenophon Mousas, a professor of Astrophysics, Astronomy and Mechanics of the Faculty of Science Department of Physics participates in the Science Festival of Russia, 7-9 October 2016 at the famed State University Lomonosov Moscow representing Greece, the National University of Athens and Attica Prefecture with an interactive exhibition with paintings, simulations, three-dimensional images on film and bronze model of Dionysis Kriaris.

Rofessor Mousas will give a speech on “How people constructed a mechanical universe”, which will be broadcasted in 176 auditoriums across Russia. The exhibition is expected to be visited by 200.000-500.000 people.

The exhibition on the Antikythera Mechanism continues successfully in Moscow State Museum of Architecture, under the votive year Greece – Russia 2016 and will run until November 6, 2016. The exhibition is entitled “The Antikythera Mechanism: the oldest Computer and oldest Mechanical Universe – 2nd century B.C.” and its main exhibit is a certified copy of the Mechanism made of brass in natural size (32x12x20 cm).