Tumbling from a hydrogen balloon at 24 miles up, a plush toy shows its own daredevil mettle.
You think the MacBook Air is a beautiful computer? It's got nothing on this five-ton, Victorian-era beast.
Seen by some as the world's first programmer, Lovelace created technical notes for the Analytical Engine conceived by Charles Babbage.
Charles Babbage is considered by many to be the father of computing. Now you can take a peek inside the Difference Engine, his 8000-piece mechanical calculator.
At the Computer History Museum, CNET gets a look at Charles Babbage's computing and printing machine, designed in the 1840s to rid data sheets of human error.
Campaign under way to use Charles Babbage's original blueprints to create a working version of his steam-powered Analytical Engine, the world's first programmable non-digital computer.
The Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif., shows off its functioning Babbage Difference Engine.
This story has been corrected to reflect the correct date of the public opening of the exhibit. It opens May 10.
The machine, only the second machine of its kind in existence, is delivered in advance of an exhibition that will open May 10.
A forward-thinking mathematician and engineer, Charles Babbage designed the Difference Engine in 1847. His work is now on display.