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The Last Of Our CTP Units Collection (to date)

(Information & Images Courtesy Activision)

Phantom In the 25th Century, with the discovery of the Wormhole, scientists embarked on a new quest to understand and control the folded dimensions of space-time. From this came first the Wormhole Probe, then soon after, the Phantom.
Nuke In the 1930's,Otto Hahn's conclusive evidence of fission precipitated a growing fascination with the capabilities and implications of its power. Einstein and Neils Bohr, two of America's greatest physicists, met at Princeton to discuss the implications of the new fission. Days later, Bohr briefed Enrico Fermi on the new experiment, and Fermi in turn suggested that the splitting might create further neutrons to feed back on the process creating the possibility of a cascade reaction an atomic bomb. With the beginning of World War II in 1939, a terrifying race to develop an atomic bomb ensued. On August 6, 1945, the first atomic bomb was used in combat. The devastation and death toll that followed in the wake of that bomb alerted the world that the door to global destruction had just been opened.
Genetics The field of Genetics dates back to the 19th Century, when Mendalev first established his rules of genetic inheritance. However, it was not until the mid-20th Century that scientists discovered DNA through a combination of x-ray imaging and chemical detective work. By the early 1970's, the basic principles of genetics had been well established. Henceforward, pharmaceutical companies increasingly led the march into new territory searching DNA for a hint as to origins and cures for disease. With an existing distribution system, pharmaceutical companies knew that they could market any new discoveries.
Superconductor The Computer proved critical in research by allowing scientists to model atomic behavior. Material research experienced a rash of breakthroughs as a result, one of which led eventually to Superconductors. Scientists discovered the first superconductors in the 1910's. These, however, worked only at a few degrees above absolute zero. Nearly a century later, work on ceramic insulators resulted in the freak discovery of the world's first high temperature superconductor, but another full century passed before the first room temperature superconductor came on line.
House Of Freezing By the 23rd Century, the average human life span passed one hundred as medicine eliminated some of the effects of aging. Unfortunately, many of these new centurions suffered from dementia and senility. Cryonics, the science of life extension through freezing and resuscitation, was seen as another viable alternative to mortality. In 2210, the first successful human thaw started a stampede resulting fifty years later in the "Van Winkle" generation. (Cryonics was later widely discredited with the Miami Meltdown of 2424).

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