Content tagged with "IEEE HISTORY CENTER"

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Lucky Breaks for Four Prominent Inventors

3 November 2017
How two electricity pioneers, a developer of Fortran, and IEEE’s second female Fellow got their start

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IEEE Honors Japanese Radio Astronomy Telescope That Discovered a Black Hole

29 June 2017
The device was the largest of its kind when it was built

Free Lesson Plans for History Teachers Are Now Available From IEEE

2 March 2017
Topics include early maritime navigation, the printing press, and an ancient war vessel

If You Liked ‘Hidden Figures,’ Watch This Documentary Next

28 February 2017
Top Secret Rosies highlights female mathematicians creating ballistics programs for World War II

Groundbreaking Weston Instruments Recognized With an IEEE Milestone

7 November 2016
The first portable voltmeter and a shunt for measuring large currents were honored

A First Look at REACH, IEEE’s Interactive Tech History Education Program

19 September 2016
High school students learn about early maritime navigation through videos and hands-on activities

IEEE Milestone Honors the Electrification of New York’s Grand Central Terminal

22 July 2016
The project introduced innovative locomotive designs

First Successful Transatlantic Telegraph Cable Celebrates 150th Anniversary

11 July 2016
It enabled nearly instantaneous communication between Europe and North America

IEEE Milestones Honor Two Historical Breakthroughs at AT&T Laboratories

31 May 2016
ASCII and the TAT-8 fiber-optic cable were recognized

A History of the Microwave Oven

2 May 2016
The popular appliance resulted from a chance discovery in the 1940s