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Commemorating Workers’ Memorial Day

  • April 28, 2020

April 28, 2020 Workers’ Memorial Day was established nearly 50 years ago in part to remember those who lost their lives in the performance of their duties.  In many respects, it is unfortunate that we even need such a day…

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Sharing ‘The ENIAC story’

  • November 4, 2019

"The ENIAC Story" is reprinted from here. The world's first electronic digital computer was developed by Army Ordnance to compute World War II ballistic firing tables. By Martin H. Weik, 1961 Ordnance Ballistic Research Laboratories, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD "...With the…

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Now that’s a big gun!

  • September 10, 2018

The High Altitude Research Project (HARP) was a joint project between the United States Department of Defense and Canada's Department of National Defence that started in 1961. The objective of the project was to figure out how to fire a…

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