About EternalGadgetry

The study of ancient technology makes one reflect that perhaps the ancient civilisations were not so far away from us in mentality. They went often to the limits of their knowledge and techniques to produce art and science. Some of the most impressive artifacts that survived until today can be described as gadgets; only that they are 'eternal' making it through time. EternalGadgetry started as a passion around ancient technology and it evolved into a hobby, where more friendships were made, with people sharing similar interests and complementary skills. My first construction was a challenging 2000-year-old geared-device, the Antikythera Mechanism, followed by more clockwork mechanisms. In the process, we embarked into more educational, software and machinery adventures, where my friend Georg Brandl could imagine and bring life to new and otherwise 'impossible' projects in the digital realm.

About me

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My Antikythera Mechanism real model with me :) | Photo: V. Mathioudakis


Markos Skoulatos was born in 1983 and grew up in Egio, Greece. From his childhood, he was attracted by experiments and geometry. He studied physics and did his PhD with a university scholarship during 2004-2007 in Liverpool, in solid-state physics. His particular field is quantum magnetism and novel magnetic phases.

In 2008-2011 he worked at the research center Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin and then at the Paul Scherrer Institut in Switzerland, with a Marie Curie scholarship (2012-2014). Since 2014 he works at the Technical University of Munich. He implements his ideas in large-scale facilities, with neutron beams and X-rays in France, Germany, Switzerland and USA. He publishes his work in international scientific journals and has given over 50 lectures and presentations on his research in magnetic materials in universities and conferences around the world (England, Greece, France, Switzerland, Sweden, USA, Japan, etc.).