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Free Lesson Plans for History Teachers Are Now Available From IEEE

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

2 March 2017
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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

Straight Out of Sci-Fi, Shakey Was the First Mobile Robot Built With AI

16 February 2017
The 45-year old bot is now an IEEE Milestone

Timeline: The Evolution of the LED

13 February 2017
How light-emitting diodes moved forward during the past 40 years

A Review of the Award-Winning Hidden Figures

23 January 2017
Racial segregation inside NASA during the 1960s didn’t hold back the aspirations of three female African-American mathematicians

Timeline: The Evolution of the Photovoltaic Cell

6 January 2017
How solar photocell technologies have advanced during the past 40 years

The Masterpiece Behind the Music in A Clockwork Orange

8 December 2016
It was the first film to use Dolby A, a noise-reduction sound system developed by IEEE Life Fellow Ray Dolby

Groundbreaking Weston Instruments Recognized With an IEEE Milestone

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

Dadda Multiplier Named an IEEE Milestone

11 October 2016
The 1965 invention significantly reduced the time it took processors to do arithmetic

Germany’s First Radio Broadcast Receives an IEEE Milestone

24 August 2016
A live instrumental Christmas concert was transmitted in 1920