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Inside a clockwork monk

June 16, 2011 23:26 on Boingboing (Original Article)

Inside a clockwork monk

X-ray showing inside the head of a 16th-century automaton monk, probably built by Juanelo Turriano, mechanician to Emperor Charles V of Spain. On Radiolab and in a long piece written for the Blackbird online journal of literature and the arts, professor Elizabeth King recounts the history of the monk and how it made its way to the Smithsonian Institute. Submitterated by GuyinMilwaukee...

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