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16:56, 5 September 2008 Ablation.jpg (file) 11 KB A diagram of a heart ablation procedure. Courtesy: Medtronic, Inc. 1
16:25, 5 September 2008 Ada Lovelace2.jpg (file) 20 KB Babbage's analytical engine, the machine that was described in the paper that Lovelace translated. 1
16:59, 5 September 2008 Air Traffic Control and Radar.jpg (file) 13 KB High-resolution radar situation displays, such as this, provide air traffic controllers with a bright, crisp presentation of aircraft position and flight information. Courtesy: Raytheon. 1
16:58, 5 September 2008 Air Traffic Control and Radar 2.jpg (file) 14 KB The latest version of the terminal area surveillance radars that replaced the Ground Control Approach (GCA) rotating-antenna radars. The antenna on top is used for interrogating transponders (secondary surveillance). The one on the bottom is used for prim 1
17:03, 5 September 2008 Aircraft Carriers in World War II 1.jpg (file) 14 KB Aircraft lined up and awaiting deployment on the USS Yorktown. 1
17:04, 5 September 2008 Aircraft Carriers in World War II 2.jpg (file) 9 KB The HMS Ark Royal circa early 1939. Courtesy: U.S National Archives. 1
17:05, 5 September 2008 Aircraft Carriers in World War II 3.jpg (file) 14 KB The sinking of the USS Lexington during the Battle of the Coral Sea. Crewmen can be seen jumping overboard to escape the burning vessel. 1
17:16, 5 September 2008 Alan Dower Blumlein.jpg (file) 6 KB Alan Blumlein, a pioneer of stereophonic recording. Courtesy: EMI Archives 1
17:19, 5 September 2008 Alessandro Volta.jpg (file) 10 KB   1
18:17, 5 September 2008 Alexander Graham Bell.jpg (file) 6 KB A young Alexander Graham Bell. Bell’s commitment to helping the hearing-impaired led to his invention of the telephone. He also founded communications giant AT&T. 1
18:28, 5 September 2008 Altair 1.jpg (file) 12 KB Altair 8800, a computer in a kit. Buyers had to assemble Altair themselves. The computer had no keyboard and no display; it was programmed with the switches on the front panel. Courtesy: Computer Museum of America. 1
18:29, 5 September 2008 Altair 2.jpg (file) 16 KB A 1975 edition of Popular Electronics announcing Altair 1
16:52, 5 September 2008 Anne Morrow Lindbergh.jpg (file) 9 KB Anne Morrow Lindbergh. Courtesy: Smithsonian Institution. 1
16:49, 5 September 2008 Arc Lighting.jpg (file) 9 KB This Jablochkoff “electric candle” arc lamp from about 1878 is one of the earliest electric lamps. The “candle” made light by passing an electric current between two carbon rods. These rods were mounted vertically, side-by-side in the center of th 1
15:29, 9 September 2008 Arno Allan Penzias.jpg (file) 6 KB Arno Allan Penzias 1
15:31, 9 September 2008 Arthur C. Clarke 1.jpg (file) 8 KB Arthur C. Clarke 1
15:32, 9 September 2008 Arthur C. Clarke 2.jpg (file) 6 KB   1
15:38, 9 September 2008 Arthur L. Schawlow.jpg (file) 7 KB Arthur L. Schawlow 1
15:26, 9 September 2008 Avery Fisher.jpg (file) 10 KB New York City's Avery Fisher Hall. 1
15:26, 4 September 2008 Ayrton.jpg (file) 4 KB Hertha Ayrton 1
15:42, 9 September 2008 Bell Labs 2.jpg (file) 9 KB Bell Labs' New York City building, in the mid-1930s. Courtesy: Lucent Technologies. 1
15:43, 9 September 2008 Bell Labs 3.jpg (file) 11 KB Transistor inventors William Shockley (seated), John Bardeen (in glasses), and Walter Brattain in a 1948 Bell Labs publicity photo. Courtesy: AT&T. 1
15:53, 5 September 2008 BenjaminFranklin.jpg (file) 11 KB   1
15:45, 9 September 2008 Bill Joy.jpg (file) 11 KB Bill Joy. Source: Wired, December, 2003. 1
19:32, 5 September 2008 Buckminster Fuller.jpg (file) 9 KB Buckminster Fuller 1
19:28, 5 September 2008 Buckyballs and Nanotubes 1.jpg (file) 9 KB A buckyball. Source: Office of Basic Energy Science/U.S Dept. of Energy. 1
19:26, 5 September 2008 Buckyballs and Nanotubes 2.jpg (file) 15 KB Nanotubes, which are made in a flask by a chemical process. Courtesy: National Center of Competence in Research (Switzerland). 1
15:53, 9 September 2008 Building Blocks of Nanotechnology Custom dna.jpg (file) 20 KB Ned Seeman has succeeded in manipulating strands of DNA into customized molecules with multiple interconnections. He believes this is the first step in doing more complex things with DNA, such as using it to create molecular machinery. Source: NYU. 1
15:54, 9 September 2008 Building Blocks of Nanotechnology Microgyroscope.jpg (file) 13 KB An experimental MEMS micro-gyroscope developed at the Georgia Institute of Technology. 1
15:50, 9 September 2008 Building Blocks of Nanotechnology Xenon ibm.jpg (file) 5 KB The letters “IBM” spelled in xenon atoms, as imaged by the atomic force microscope. Courtesy: IBM. 1
15:57, 9 September 2008 CAT, MRI, and Ultrasound.jpg (file) 6 KB An MRI of the human head. The different colors indicate regions of the brain that are physiologically active. 1
15:08, 9 September 2008 Capacitors.jpg (file) 8 KB These are examples of modern capacitors. They measure about an inch long and might be found in radios or televisions. Capacitors come in all sizes, from car-size ones that are used in electric power distribution to microscopic ones built into integrated c 1
15:24, 9 September 2008 Carbon Transmitter.jpg (file) 21 KB A telephone using a carbon button. Courtesy: National Park Service, Edison National Historic Site. 1
15:57, 5 September 2008 Casette.jpg (file) 7 KB   1
15:15, 9 September 2008 Cell Phone Antenna Links 1.jpg (file) 13 KB The two tallest "trees" in this photograph are actually cell phone towers designed to blend in with the landscape. 1
15:16, 9 September 2008 Cell Phone Antenna Links 2.jpg (file) 5 KB A typical cell phone with a stub antenna. Courtesy: Motorola, Inc. 1
15:22, 9 September 2008 Cellular Base Stations.jpg (file) 10 KB A typical base station antenna array mounted on a tower. 1
16:02, 9 September 2008 Chain Home 1.jpg (file) 10 KB An artistic rendering of the people and equipment that contributed to Chain Home's success. Copyright unknown. 1
16:04, 9 September 2008 Chain Home 2.jpg (file) 6 KB A Chain Home radar station. 1
16:05, 9 September 2008 Chain Home 3.jpg (file) 9 KB A radio goniometer similar to those used in Chain Home. 1
16:07, 9 September 2008 Charles Batchelor.jpg (file) 9 KB Charles Batchelor, one of Edison’s most valued assistants. Courtesy: Smithsonian Institution. 1
18:31, 2 September 2008 Clarke.jpg (file) 5 KB Edith Clarke 1
16:46, 5 September 2008 Compact Discs.jpg (file) 12 KB Today’s compact discs and DVDs have their origin in the Philips optical laser disc. The optical laser disc was originally used for watching movies at home. 1
16:13, 9 September 2008 Concrete Housing.jpg (file) 17 KB Construction of a cement house in Union, NJ, 1919. Courtesy: National Park Service, Edison National Historic Site. 1
16:15, 9 September 2008 Cosmic Background Radiation 1.jpg (file) 7 KB Map of intensity variations in the cosmic background radiation from COBE satellite data. The hot red band across the equator is the plane of our galaxy. Fluctuating emissions from the edge of the visible universe dominate regions away from the equator. Co 1
16:17, 9 September 2008 Cosmic Background Radiation 2.jpg (file) 10 KB The COBE satellite. Courtesy: NASA. 1
16:21, 9 September 2008 David Sarnoff.jpg (file) 6 KB David Sarnoff 1
16:14, 5 September 2008 Decca Records.jpg (file) 10 KB Decca Studios in London. 1
16:23, 9 September 2008 Dendrimers.jpg (file) 31 KB The structure of a complex dendrimer created at the University of Michigan. The molecule carries folate molecules that target cancer cells and molecules of a drug to treat the cancer. Source: Michigan Nanotechnology Institute for Medicine and the Biologic 1
16:01, 5 September 2008 DictationMachines.jpg (file) 21 KB   1
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