SETI PhysLINK.com Quote - Week of June 7, 1999.


Larry Klaes (lklaes@bbn.com)
Mon, 07 Jun 1999 16:44:27 -0400


>Date: 05 Jun 99 22:16:15 -0700 >From: "PhysLINK.com"<quotes@physlink.com> >X-Mailer: MailKing v2.0 >To: <lklaes@bbn.com> >Subject: PhysLINK.com Quote - Week of June 7, 1999. > > >"When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion >that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing >positive knowledge. " >- Albert Einstein > >------------------------------------------------------------------ > >This week in the History of Physics and Science > >June 7, 1903. >Pierre Curie reveals the discovery of Polonium. > >June 9, 1931 >Robert H. Goddard patents a rocket-fueled aircraft design > >June 9, 1986 >NASA publishes a report explaining that the Space Shuttle Challenger blew >up as a result of a failure in a solid rocket booster joint. Richard >Feynman figured this out. > >June 10, 1948 >Chuck Yeager exceeds the speed of sound in the Bell XS-1. > >June 13, 1831 >James C. Maxwell, formulates electromagnetic theory > >June 13, 1983 >Pioneer 10, already in space for 11 years, leaves the solar system. > >------------------------------------------------------------------ > >Have a great week! > >Yours, > >Anton Skorucak >PhysLINK.com Creator & Editor >http://www.PhysLINK.com > > > >



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