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The Museum of the History of Science, Oxford, houses an unrivalled collection of early scientific instruments.

Astrolabe – Magnificent Computer of the Ancients ~ Kuriositas | It is an ancient tool, created over two thousand years ago when people thought that the Earth was the center of the universe. They are often referred to as the first computer and however debatable that statement might be there is one thing for sure without a doubt. Astrolabes are objects of immense mystery and beauty.