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  •  So you're a planetary scientist? (0+ / 0-)

    The conundrum of stable democracy: Reform requires the consent of the corrupt.

    by Troubadour on Wed Aug 17, 2011 at 11:52:18 AM PDT

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    •  No, but I have worked in the field (1+ / 0-)
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      here and there... spent a summer observing asteroids the old fashioned way in the cold and the dark, worked as an engineer on some spiffy remote sensing...

      Fry, don't be a hero! It's not covered by our health plan!

      by elfling on Wed Aug 17, 2011 at 04:47:46 PM PDT

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      •  Sweet. I had been contemplating (1+ / 0-)
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        a double major in astro and planetary sci when things had gone sour for me in my college career.  Probably would have gotten into the exoplanet hunt - most exciting thing going on.

        The conundrum of stable democracy: Reform requires the consent of the corrupt.

        by Troubadour on Wed Aug 17, 2011 at 06:24:33 PM PDT

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