Technorama Ep344 – Were Not Rocket Surgeons

In this episode…

  • A crack in the center of the earth
  • The most expensive way to fly in to the sun
  • A way to turn your dead relatives into a cheap source of fuel

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Grandma Grace is still with us.  We’re taking her out for her birthday tonight.  She’ll be listening to this episode later today.
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On This Day In History for June 13, 2012

Happy Birthday goes out on this day to:

  • Scottish physicist James Clerk Maxwell, the man who helped us understand the relationship between magnets and electricty born today in 1831
  • Also born today in 1906, Italian mathematician Bruno de Finetti
  • American physicist and Nobel laureat, Luis Alvarez was born today in 1911
  • That same birthday is shared with German-born physicist Erwin Wilhelm Müller
  • American mathematician John Forbes Nash, Jr. celebrates his 84th birthday today
  • Dr. Tolian Soran from Star Trek Generations, actor Malcolm McDowell turns 69
  • and finally Russian mathematician Grigori Perelman turns 46.

And that’s the way it was, on this day in history for June 13, 2012


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