Friday, February 04, 2011

Inside The Times' Eureka supplement

Yesterday's Times had four pages on Babbage, the Analytical Engine and Plan 28. If you missed the physical paper you can still buy access to the article and some images that weren't on paper. It costs £1 to get access.

Here's a sneak preview of what your quid will get you:

That's the main article and it's here.

Only online is small gallery of additional photographs taken by The Times showing how Babbage's plans are stored and what they look like:

The gallery is here.

PS Yes, the paywall annoys me too, but that's just the way it is. You'll have to stump up a pound to read the article online.


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