Mechanical Gear Number Sieve
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Berkeley, California 1932A mechanical gear number sieve built by University of California Mathematics Professor Derrick N. Lehmer. It was used to solve number theory problems and could check 5,000 combinations per second, a record that was only beaten much later by computers in the 1960's.
February 17th, 2014
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