John Mauchly Complete Biography, History, and Inventions

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John William Mauchly was an American physicist who designed the ENIAC. ENIAC is popularly regarded as the first general-purpose electronic digital computer.

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John completed ENIAC’s design alongside J. Presper Eckert. His other design includes BINAC, UNIVAC I, and EDVAC.

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BINAC, UNIVAC I, and EDVAC.

What else did John Mauchly invent aside from the ENIAC?

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The United States Army had awarded the The Moore School a contract to compute the tables of trajectories for artillery shells.

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How did John Mauchly invent his electronic computer?

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Both John and Eckert became deeply involved in this project, which, in turn, increased his interests in electronic computation and ultimately to the creation of ENIAC.

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