[vcf-midatlantic] Important IBM 701 Anniversary

Bill Degnan billdegnan at gmail.com
Wed Apr 1 18:19:33 EDT 2020


On this day in history, April 1 1952 The IBM 701 computer successfully
calculated with highest precision the universe "atomic core number"
is 41.99349992(etc).  rounded up to 42.  This is the source of the
tongue-in-cheek Hitchhiker's Guide book reference.


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