Sightings of strange objects in the sky have been reported since the beginning of time, and have been attributed to anything from angels to aliens to secret aircraft. There was a time however during the late 1800’s and early 1900’s when a wave of strange sightings swept the United States. These weren’t sightings of aliens […]Read more "Mystery Airship Sightings"
Robots today are becoming more and more a part of our daily lives, whether it is the drones being used for warfare in the Middle East or the delivery drones planned by Amazon. Some are even concerned that the rise in automation may pose a risk to people’s jobs, although what most people do not […]Read more "Steam Man, Zadoc Dederick’s Robot"
The first modern computers did not generally appear until around World War II, with devices such as the Z1 invented by Konrad Zuse in Germany in 1936, or the Turing Machine by Alan Turing, or the Colossus in 1943. However, the first general-purpose mechanical computer dates back much earlier than many would expect. It was […]Read more "Babbage’s Analytical Engine, The Nineteenth-Century Computer"