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Military Drones: From World War II to the Present

What started out as DIY projects for hobbyists became invaluable in warfare

13 October 2017
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A History of Wall Street’s Stock Tickers

4 October 2017
These machines sped up the communication of stock prices

Illustration: iStockphoto

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Timeline: Tinkerers Who Made It to the Top

15 September 2017
People behind influential companies and technologies

Photo: IEEE

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Device That Revolutionized Timekeeping Receives an IEEE Milestone

11 August 2017
The atomic clock, invented in 1948, paved the way for GPS

Illustration: Getty Images

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Timeline: Advances in Audio

9 August 2017
Key engineering breakthroughs affect how we listen to music

Photo: BBC

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A Look Back at the Studio That Created the Music for ‘Doctor Who’

31 July 2017
The BBC Radiophonic Workshop was one of the first to specialize in electronic sound effects

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Timeline: Tracing Transportation Developments

7 July 2017
How travel has progressed during the past 40 years

Photo: Nobeyama Radio Observatory/NAOJ

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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

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How Four Pioneering Women in Technology Got Their Big Break

16 June 2017
One Fellow built rescue robots deployed on 9/11 and another was the first African American female computer programmer at NASA

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Timeline: The Evolution of Assistive Technologies

15 June 2017
How devices to help people with disabilities have advanced over 40 years

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