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Prizes for the Forgotten

From incandescence to fluorescence to LEDs, brightness once again rules our world. The Nobel Prize for Physics has recently been awarded to Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura, the three scientists who invented blue light-emitting diodes, continuing an arc … Continue reading

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I’m seated at a gate in that mile-high limbo called the Denver Airport, waiting for the departure of my delayed flight to Missoula.  I flew out from Boston’s Logan Airport early this morning, after spending an astonishing ten days on … Continue reading

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Swimming With Words

Hello everybody! WELCOME to my first attempt at blogging.  Before I say anything else, I want to give credit for this amazing photograph to Paul Bogart.  You may not be able to make out the details, but the bird is … Continue reading

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