Speaking of Science: Notable Quotes on Science, Engineering, and the Environment

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Jon Fripp, Michael Fripp, Deborah Fripp
Newnes, 2000 - Reference - 241 pages
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Unique in its focus on science and the technical fields, this book features more than 1,500 quotations from a wide array of scientists, educators, artists, comedians, writers -- even cartoon characters. It includes reflections and humorous takes on nature, mathematics, man and the environment, engineering, teaching science, and much more. This book is an invaluable resource for scientists, teachers, public speakers, and anyone who loves good quotes. References and biographies make it easy to identify the original sources of the quotations.
  

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About the author (2000)

Michael Fripp has an undergraduate degree from Virginia Tech's Engineering Science and Mechanics Department and a graduate degree from M.I.T.'s department of Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering. His specialties are structural and acoustic dynamics, teaching, and viewgraph engineering

Deborah Fripp has an undergraduate degree in biology from Stanford University and a graduate degree in marine biology from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and from M.I.T. She has experience with dolphin behavior, stress hormones in rats, and governmental funding agencies.

Jon Fripp is a registered professional civil engineer and has undergraduate and graduate degrees in Civil Engineering from Virginia Tech. He has experience in the planning, analysis and design of hydraulic structures, in environmental restoration, and in working within large bureaucracies.

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