Friday, April 24, 2009

Therac-25


Click on the post title and briefly read the basics about the Therac- 25. Then read the Popular Science excerpt:


After President Nixon signs the Nuclear Nation act that; “…clears the way for private companies and inventors to conceive new applications and uses for nuclear power”. The Rockefeller’s reached an agreement to allow the Atomic Energy of Canada (AEC) to perform the laboratory research and test trials on the Therac-Series of devices; other wise known as the Rockefeller Device.


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