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Fall 2004


Volume 20, Issue 2

FEATURES

HUMANS HAVE SPENT MILLENNIA DEVISING ELABORATE WAYS TO TRAP INSECTS. THEY’RE FINALLY GETTING GOOD AT IT.
IN 1966 THE AIR FORCE VERY PUBLICLY MISPLACED A HYDROGEN BOMB OFF THE COAST OF SPAIN

FIFTY YEARS AGO A TRANSISTOR RADIO CALLED THE TR1 STARTED THE REMAKING OF THE WORLD BY SEMICONDUCTORS

THE INNOVATORS WHO MADE DIGGING TUNNELS HIGH-TECH

BRADFORD W. PARKINSON KNEW THAT A GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM WOULD CHANGE THE WORLD, BUT THE OBSTACLES HE FACED WEREN’T ALL TECHNOLOGICAL

SAMUEL COLT’S REVOLVER CHANGED THE WORLD OF GUNS—AND THE REST OF THE WORLD TOO

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