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Computers That Run on Water

We’ve always been told that you should never get a computer wet, but these examples fly in the face of that advice. One recent breakthrough using water could even change how we think of a computer forever.

In 1936, a Russian scientist, Vladimir Lukyanov, made the first computer that ran on water called a Water Integrator. The computer was the first for solving partial differential equations. Lukyanov used…

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Daniel Ganninger

The writer, editor, and chief lackey of Knowledge Stew and the Knowledge Stew line of trivia books. Connect at knowledgestew.com and danielganninger.com