Portrait of Grace Murray Hopper
RADM Grace Murray Hopper, USNR,
and a coil of wire approximately 1,000 feet long, the distance an electron travels in one microsecond
Taken during a lecture at Navy Micro
U. S. Navy photograph courtesy of Chips magazine
(NB: the Navy site mischaracterizes this picture as a nanosecond. For a picture of a nanosecond see the cover photo from the April 1992 issue of Chips magazine, showing a 12-inch section of copper wire.
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