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Sir Edward Appleton: Unveiling Earth’s Ionosphere

16 April 2015
The physicist’s discovery paved the way for satellite and wireless communications

A History of Hacking

6 March 2015
People have been breaking into systems electronically for more than a century

This Week in Tech History

3 March 2015
Celebrating the birthdays of three pioneering inventors

Remembering Laser Theory Pioneer Charles Townes

30 January 2015
His contributions earned him the Nobel Prize and the IEEE Medal of Honor

IEEE Milestone Honors the First Transpacific Cable

16 January 2015
Built in the early 1960s, TPC-1 opened communications between the United States and Japan

IEEE Milestone Honors Nearly a Century of Breakthroughs at Bell Labs

14 January 2015
Four plaques were unveiled at its Murray Hill, N.J., headquarters

Remembering Ralph Baer, the Father of Video Games

8 December 2014
The IEEE Fellow invented the home video console

IEEE Milestone Honors First Flight to Rely on Instrumentation

8 December 2014
A U.S. Army pilot made history in 1929 by flying “blind”

Layer-by-Layer: The Evolution of 3-D Printing

14 November 2014
IEEE member Charles Hull invented the original process in 1983

IEEE Milestone Honors Poland’s World War II Code Breakers

20 October 2014
A trio of mathematicians was the first to crack Germany’s Enigma code