Monthly Archives: July 2014

An Atomic Fairy Tale

Originally posted on Envisioning The American Dream:
Atomic Fairy Tale ? 1950 was Cinderella’s year. My mother Betty knew it was an omen. After 6 long years of waiting, Disney’s much anticipated movie, Cinderella was finally opening and now Betty…

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The history of “scientist”

Originally posted on The Renaissance Mathematicus:
Today is a red-letter day for readers of The Renaissance Mathematicus; I have succeeded in cajoling, seducing, bullying, bribing, inducing, tempting, luring, sweet-talking, coaxing, coercing, enticing, beguiling[1] Harvard University’s very own Dr Melinda Baldwin…

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The Skies Belong to Us: How Hijackers Created an Airline Crisis in the 1970s

Originally posted on Longreads:
Brendan I. Koerner | The Skies Belong to Us | 2013 | 25 minutes (6,186 words) ? ‘There Is No Way to Tell a Hijacker by Looking At Him’ When the FAA’s antihijacking task force first…

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