A Tribute to

Dr. J. Presper Eckert

Co-Inventor of ENIAC

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The ENIAC was unveiled to the world on February 14, 1946.  It was big news. There are many newspaper and magazine clippings in the collection Pres saved to attest to that. I just loved the cover of this one, even though it has nothing to do with ENIAC. It was probably on the magazine racks within weeks of the announcement:

Inside there's a photo of Pres used to illustrate the editorial and an article about ENIAC.
Popolar Science April 1946 Pg 7.JPG (50594 bytes) Popular Science April 1946, pg 83.JPG (94404 bytes)

 

All text and images unless otherwise noted 2000 Daniel F. McGrath, Jr.