Colossus of Rhodes to be Rebuilt as Colossal Light Sculpture

The Colussus of Rhodes, one of the original Seven Wonders of the World, is going to be rebuilt as an innovative light sculpture—the "world's largest light installation" according to its architect. And it'll be even bigger than the 120-foot original, which was destroyed in an earthquake in 226BC.The new architectural… » 11/18/08 9:30am 11/18/08 9:30am

Colossus Back to Crack Codes After a 60-Year Absence

Colossus, the code-breaking computer used to decipher German messages during World War Two, has been put back together. Over six decades after the 10 truck-sized devices were dismantled, one has been rebuilt. Today, two teams of code-breakers, one using the Colossus, another using modern technology, are going… » 11/15/07 5:36am 11/15/07 5:36am