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In Mapping Eclipses, World's First Computer Maybe Also Told Fortunes

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Antikythera Mechanism

Visitors look at the displayed fragments of the ancient Antikythera Mechanism at the National Archaeological Museum in Athens, Greece June 9, 2016.

Credit: Reuters/Alkis Konstaninidis

A 2,000-year-old astronomical calculator used by ancient Greeks to chart the movement of the sun, moon and planets may also have had another purpose—fortune telling, say researchers.

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