On 20th September 1848, the American Association for the Advancement of Science was created. The AAAS is a non-profit organisation that promotes cooperation among scientists and encourages scientific responsibility. One of its primary aims is to spread the education of science and help it reach the masses.
DEC.com is the fifth oldest domain name. It was registered by Digital Equipment Corporation, which was also the first computer vendor to launch a public web site (on 1th October 1993). At one time it hosted a software repository at gatekeeper.dec.com which was very popular during the pre-WWW days. [more...]