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November 29, 2021
Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) announced the PDP-1, the first computer with a video display terminal. More information about: DEC PDP-1

November 29, 2021
Christian Doppler, after whom the "Doppler effect" in acoustics and optics is named, was born in Salzburg, Austria. Primarily a mathematician, Doppler's greatest champion was Bernard Bolzano. More information about: Christian Doppler Doppler Effect Bernard Bolzano

November 29, 2021
Mary Somerville died in Naples, Italy. Her translation into English and expansion of Laplace's Mecanique Celeste (The Mechanism of the Heavens) in 1831 was well received. The 1842 edition of her next book posited a planet perturbing the orbit of Uranus and helped John Couch Adams discover Neptune. More information about: Mary Somerville Pierre-S...