Today’s Quixotic Quantum Quandary is something that is special, not only for being an osolete relic that somehow managed to be used to great success, but also special for what exactly was accomplished with it. And as such, the correct answer criteria are just a little more strict today, since you can’t just say what it is, we all want to know what it did as well. There will be no babying and acceptinng partial answers today. So hit the jump and take a look, and see if your mind can make the great leap to a conclusion!
If you can’t solve this one solo, here is your hint!