Picture of the Day: An Early Computer From NASA

By Rebecca J. Rosen

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This photograph of an early analog computing machine was taken in 1949 at the Lewis Flight Propulsion Laboratory, which is today the John Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio.

Image: NASA.

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http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2011/09/picture-of-the-day-an-early-computer-from-nasa/245705/