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Lost chunk of pioneering Edsac computer found

An original part of one of the UK's pioneering computers has been found in the US.
The part is a significant chunk of Edsac - a machine built at Cambridge in the late 1940s to serve scientists at the university.

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Recreating a pioneering 1940s computer

The recreation of the pioneering EDSAC computer has begun, with the manufacture of parts of its chassis starting in Cambridge. EDSAC was designed by Professor Maurice Wilkes and first ran software in 1949, and has been credited with assisting many important scientists at Cambridge University.
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