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RadLab: In service to society

Though in its early days the activities of the Radiation Laboratory were top secret, the world would soon learn of and benefit from its research.| Short Read

The origins of the Radiation Lab – or RadLab, as it is sometimes called – can be traced all the way back to the period immediately following the end of World War II, when a portion of the Willow Run Airport, originally built for aircraft (and, in particular, production of the B-24 Liberator bomber), was sold to the University of Michigan for a mere dollar.

See what this center ultimately turned into, and the many research paths it would pursue, in this RadLab Story.

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An even smaller world’s smallest ‘computer’

The latest from IBM and now the University of Michigan is redefining what counts as a computer at the microscale. | Short Read