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Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

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Long before this time what was there?

Buck Rogers Chapter 8, ``Revolt of the Zuggs'', opens with the discovery that Rogers is not dead.

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Trivia: Over the course of 1901 and 1902, the Wright Brothers tested the lift and drag coefficients of 43 types of wings at 14 different angles, assembling a total of 1,178 coefficients to be determined and plotted on 91 curves, computed through the work of Oliver Chanute. The results, correcting long-standing errors in the calculation of drag, went unpublished until 1953, as part of the posthumous publication of the Wright Brothers' papers and correspondence. Source: First Flight: The Wright Brothers And The Invention Of The Airplane, T A Heppenheimer.

Currently Reading: Conquering Gotham: Building Penn Station And Its Tunnels, Jill Jonnes.

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