You know the Antikythera Mechanism? I am ALL ABOUT the Antikythera Mechanism. I posted this in 2015:
My friend Jane (Hi, Jane!) gave me a wonderful book by Jo Marchant called Decoding the Heavens, all about the Antikythera Mechanism. The Antikythera Mechanism is my new imaginary historical artifact boyfriend. It’s the earliest known analog computer, fabricated around 100-70 BC. Yes, BC. Fascinating book!
Now here’s another article, posted last year, but I just now read it, with two wonderful videos, one of a computer model showing the construction and functions of the device and one of a physical reconstruction made of LEGO.
Wonder how to spot a fake photo? It isn’t easy, apparently. Here’s an article on some ways to do it.
Joey asked me if she’d told me one of her daughters had played with Black Violin. I had never heard of them, so I looked them up. Then I returned to her comment and was like: OMG!!! Because they’re phenomenal. Here’s their official website. I’ve bought all three of their albums FOR CASH MONEY and subscribed to their YouTube channel.
Here’s a video about them and their music.
A WRITING PROMPT FOR YOU: A character hears music that blows their mind.