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Discovery

Discovery - Wallpaprs, Desktop, Nexus, Discovery, Entropy, 2000 year old computer, Manipulation
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AP Science News January 26th 2013 Athens Greece

Archaeologists from the University of Athens stumbled upon what appears to be the first ever wallpaper site found from antiquity. Although cut from stone and not from the customary pixels of today’s wallpapers, the site revealed many astonishing works of art. Carbon dating suggests the site dates back to around 60 BC. Archaeologists are extremely excited about this date as it coincides with the Antikythera mechanism.

This mechanism is thought to be the world’s first computer discovered off the Greek island of Antikythera in 1900 by sponge divers. This 2000 year old mechanical computer was remarkably ahead of its time by a thousand years and believed to be the brain child of Greek inventor and mathematician Achimedes.

The Nexus site as it is known today holds many secrets waiting for the archaeologist in all of us to discover; all you have to do is dig!
Entropy Uploaded by Entropy on . Discovery - Desktop Nexus Abstract Download free wallpapers and background images: Discovery. Desktop Nexus Abstract background ID 1330194. AP Science News January 26th 2013 Athens Greece

Archaeologists from the University of Athens stumbled upon what appears to be the first ever wallpaper site found from antiquity. Although cut from stone and not from the customary pixels of today’s wallpapers, the site revealed many astonishing works of art. Carbon dating suggests the site dates back to around 60 BC. Archaeologists are extremely excited about this date as it coincides with the Antikythera mechanism.

This mechanism is thought to be the world’s first computer discovered off the Greek island of Antikythera in 1900 by sponge divers. This 2000 year old mechanical computer was remarkably ahead of its time by a thousand years and believed to be the brain child of Greek inventor and mathematician Achimedes.

The Nexus site as it is known today holds many secrets waiting for the archaeologist in all of us to discover; all you have to do is dig!
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katehatheway
Posted by katehatheway on 04/10/14 at 08:05 PM
funny cool
Mimibunny
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Posted by Mimibunny on 04/10/14 at 10:30 AM
Still makes me laugh! DN might need some repairs, but I didn't realize we were in shambles!! lol 8)
misty7j3
Posted by misty7j3 on 04/06/14 at 05:59 PM
Awesome!! :)
phoenixpower2600
Posted by phoenixpower2600 on 02/25/14 at 03:58 AM
one of the best walls
BananaMoon
Posted by BananaMoon on 04/05/13 at 07:27 AM
Bien belle realisation Willy et antique ruine au fin fond de l'immense foret amazonienne du site Desktop Nexus. Une civilisation virtuelle, une civilisation fantome ! ;)
ramyadevims
Posted by ramyadevims on 02/08/13 at 10:15 PM
Cool!
Yaty03
Posted by Yaty03 on 02/03/13 at 02:28 AM
great!! excellent job :)
AdeleG
Posted by AdeleG on 02/02/13 at 12:58 PM
So cool!!:):):)f+1
Skywalker1978
Posted by Skywalker1978 on 02/01/13 at 11:58 PM
Really cool! Reminds me of the video game "Uncharted".
wina
Posted by wina on 01/31/13 at 04:01 AM
just great !
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Total Downloads: 539
Times Favorited: 28
Uploaded By: Entropy
Date Uploaded: January 26, 2013
Filename: Nexus3.jpg
Original Resolution: 1920x1080
File Size: 2.94MB
Category: 3D and CG

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