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Nuclear slide rules

The Oak Ridge Associated Universities ([w:Oak Ridge National Laboratory] is the DOE’s largest energy laboratory) has put together a Nuclear Slide Rule online exhibit (part of the Health Physics Historical Instrumentation Collection). Mr jalopy points out that it’s “staggering to think of a world with nuclear bombs but no pocket calculators.”

[Thanks Dinosaurs and Robots for the heads up!]

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