Little known by non-specialists until the '90s, the device is
nowadays often mentioned in radio and TV programs and in newspapers (Wikipedia).
Too many people, however, argue and present their "findings"
without referring to the long and minute work of Michael and to
the many papers relating it.
An attitude even less
acceptable when it comes from large, professional teams that dare to
underrate the work of a single man.
I find it so shameful, that I need to go beyond the Author's
will and publish some of his achievements.
Hopefully, in the future we'll have a full account of
Until then, all those interested in the history of Ancient
Science can evaluate the quality of his results in these