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  •  Love Ferris' story (3+ / 0-)
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    jim in IA, diggerspop, foresterbob

    and loved the book. I also liked, his book on Marconi, Thunderstruck, although it wasn't the same caliber of The White City.

    Finally, I have to say Here's to dear old RPI.  Nsfbr is Physics, class of 1985.  Rensselaer is the Marion's oldest engineering school and alma mater of some of the true giants of the industrial revolution.

    Great diary!

    Certainly from our standpoint, this gives us a sense of momentum -- when the United States has accolades tossed its way, rather than shoes. - PJ Crowley

    by nsfbr on Tue Jan 15, 2013 at 07:43:18 PM PST

    •  I'm glad you like it. (1+ / 0-)
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      RPI was the alma mater for my first physics teaching mentor. It is my only connection. But, it stuck. I enjoyed 38 yrs of teaching high school physics in IL and IA.

      Thank you for your nice remarks.

      Predicting is hard...especially the future. ~ Y. Berra

      by jim in IA on Tue Jan 15, 2013 at 07:50:47 PM PST

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