Category Archives: History

the scientists found water on the moon!

Three different spacecraft have confirmed there is water on the Moon. It hasn’t been found in deep dark craters or hidden underground. Data indicate that water exists diffusely across the moon as hydroxyl or water molecules — or both — … Continue reading

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First Observations of Biological in High-Altitude Clouds

A team of atmospheric chemists has moved closer to what’s considered the “holy grail” of climate change science: the first-ever direct detections of biological particles within ice clouds. Ice in Clouds Experiment – Layer Clouds (ICE-L) team mounted a mass … Continue reading

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Students call space station with home-built radio

TORONTO — Four Toronto college students have accomplished a technological feat that their teachers are calling a first. The Humber College seniors made contact with the International Space Station Monday with a radio system they designed and built themselves. School … Continue reading

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The Video Game Museum

The UK’s first official national video game archive has been launched in a bid to preserve the history of gaming. The archive has been set up in partnership between Nottingham Trent University and the National Media Museum in Bradford in … Continue reading

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The Captain Crunch

One day John Draper noticed that some blind kids, named Dennie and Jimmie, were using the whistle from a “Cap’n Crunch” box to make free long distance telephone calls. They glued one of the holes shut in the whistle, and … Continue reading

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First bug of the history

In 1946, when Hopper was released from active duty, she joined the Harvard Faculty at the Computation Laboratory where she continued her work on the Mark II and Mark III. Operators traced an error in the Mark II to a … Continue reading

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The Game of Life

The Game of Life is a cellular automaton devised by the British mathematician John Horton Conway in 1970. It is the best-known example of a cellular automaton. Videos Related:

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