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Rare Circular Slide Rules
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Rare Circular Slide Rules

Slide rules: the longer the scale, the greater the accuracy of the instrument.

The Colossus
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The Colossus

Unseen images of the code-breaking computer that helped win World War 2.

Jost Bürgi and the Discovery of Logarithms
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Jost Bürgi and the Discovery of Logarithms

A forgotten universal genius.

400 Years of Mechanical Calculating Machines
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400 Years of Mechanical Calculating Machines

Germany is celebrating the 400th birthday of Schickard's "calculating clock."
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