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Occasionally, I would focus on a particular school project and become obsessed with, what seemed to my mother, to be trivial details instead of apportioning…
By the fourth grade, I graduated to an erector set and spent many happy hours constructing devices of unknown purpose where the main design criterion…
Let me state what the official IPCC prediction is: Sea levels could go up as much as three-quarters of a meter in this century, but…
I approached the bulk of my schoolwork as a chore rather than an intellectual adventure.
At Rochester, I came with the same emotions as many of the entering freshman: everything was new, exciting and a bit overwhelming, but at least…
So imagine a world 6 degrees warmer. It’s not going to recognize geographical boundaries. It’s not going to recognize anything. So agriculture regions today will…
However, when my parents married in 1945, China was in turmoil and the possibility of returning grew increasingly remote, and they decided to begin their…
My physics teacher, Thomas Miner was particularly gifted. To this day, I remember how he introduced the subject of physics. He told us we were…
There were only two other Chinese families in this town of 25,000, but to our parents, the determining factor was the quality of the public…
I performed adequately at school, but in comparison to my older brother, who set the record for the highest cumulative average for our high school,…
I also developed an interest in sports, and played in informal games at a nearby school yard where the neighborhood children met to play touch…
The atoms become like a moth, seeking out the region of higher laser intensity.
Education in my family was not merely emphasized, it was our raison d’etre.
I think the Caribbean countries face rising oceans and they face increase in the severity of hurricanes. This is something that is very, very scary…
Geometry was the first exciting course I remember.
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