“Charles Dickens and the Invention of Christmas”

My wife and I watched The Muppet Christmas Carol this afternoon. Honest. We did. In that connection, I call your attention to an interesting article to which my friend and Interpreter Foundation colleague Craig Foster alerted me the other day …
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Charles Townes, who helped invent now-ubiquitous laser, dies

File – In this Jan. 25, 1955, file photo, Charles Hard Townes, Columbia University professor and Nobel laureate, explains his invention the maser during a news conference in New York City. Townes, who did most of the work that would make him one of three …
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