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February 6, 1959

On February 6, 1959, Jack St. Clair Kilby of Texas Instruments filed the first patent for an integrated circuit, thereby setting the world on the path of electronic realization, making computers and the other wonders of the 21st Century possible. … Continue reading

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January 10, 1946

On January 10, 1946, Project Diana was successfully completed. The United States Army Signal Corps bounced radio waves off the Moon and received the reflected signals, thereby proving that the Moon was real and probably not made of brie, green … Continue reading

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September 10, 2008

On THIS DATE IN TWISTED-HISTORY! in 2008 – The Large Hadron Collider at CERN, described as the biggest scientific experiment in history, was powered up in Geneva, Switzerland. The atomic clocks in London and Utah immediately lost 6 seconds and … Continue reading

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