EDSAC

Picture of EDSAC, Early British computer.
Started on
Age
 Friday May 6, 1949
73
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4
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19
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Basic information

AKA
Electronic Delay Storage Automatic Calculator
Category
others
Country
United Kingdom
Description
Early British computer.

First stored-program computer in regular use.

Large-scale electronic calculating machine in which ultrasonic delay units are used for storage of orders and numbers.

Developed at Britain's Cambridge University. Designer and creator was Sir Maurice Wilkes.

Memory : 512 17-bit words, upgraded in 1952 to 1024 17-bit words.

Finally shut down in 1958, having been superseded by EDSAC 2, which remained in use until 1965.

Find more information about EDSAC on Wikipedia

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Mercury
304.71 years
Venus
119.29 years
Mars
39.02 years
Jupiter
6.18 years
Saturn
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