USS Zero incident on September 1997

In 1997 the USS Yorktown’s entire propulsion system failed after attempting to divide by zero From 1996 Yorktown was used as the testbed for the Navy’s Smart Ship program. The ship was equipped with a network of 27 dual 200 MHz Pentium Pro-based machines running Windows NT 4.0 communicating over fiber-optic cable with a Pentium […]