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Clay jars with asphalt stoppers and iron rods made some 2,000 years ago have been proven capable of generating more than a volt of electricity.

These ancient “batteries” were found by German archaeologist Wilhelm Konig in 1938 just outside of Baghdad, Iraq.

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(CC by SA 3.0)/Wikimedia Commons) A mechanism, often referred to as an ancient “computer,” that was built by Greeks around 150 B. was able to calculate astronomical changes with great precision. no one would possibly believe that it could exist because it’s so sophisticated,” said Mathematician Tony Freeth in a NOVA documentary.

Mathias Buttet, director of research and development for watch-maker Hublot, said in a video released by the Hellenic Republic Ministry of Culture and Tourism, “This Antikythera Mechanism includes ingenious features which are not found in modern watch-making.” John Buchanan, Esq., presented a mysterious object to a meeting of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland on Dec. A drill bit had been found encapsulated in coal about 22 inches thick, buried in a bed of clay mixed with boulders about 7 feet thick.

He found they were all magnetized the same way, suggesting they formed where they are and were not moved to that site from elsewhere.

But some remain unconvinced by this single TV-show test and ask for further studies.

(Paul Heinrich)Spheres with fine grooves around them found in mines in South Africa have been said by some to be naturally formed masses of mineral matter.

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