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National Bureau of Standards SWAC

The SWAC (or Standards Western Automatic Computer) was a vacuum-tube computer built in 1950 and for a short time it was the fastest computer in the world.

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The Magnetic Monster (1953)

The SWAC plays the part of MANIAC (itself a real computer) which is used by the OSI to investigate the properties of the element and to calculate the energy required to destroy it.

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