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February 2nd, 2004

News from the BBC [Feb. 2nd, 2004|12:53 pm]
Peter Sheil
Columbia disaster remembered
Memorial services are held for the astronauts killed in the Columbia shuttle disaster a year ago.
Full story:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/em/-/1/hi/sci/tech/3450273.stm

In every age those who go to the unknown reaches face dangers and risk their lives for knowledge. Let us pause for a moment and keep these seven in our thoughts ...

... may everyone involved with the space program, astronauts, families, friends, technicians, scientists and administrators have strength and wisdom to continue pushing back the frontiers of knowledge.

peter
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Quotes of the Day [Feb. 2nd, 2004|01:07 pm]
Peter Sheil
Life is too important to take seriously.
Corky Siegel

When I meet a man I ask myself, 'Is this the man I want my children to spend their weekends with?'
Rita Rudner

There are painters who transform the sun to a yellow spot, but there are others who with the help of their art and their intelligence, transform a yellow spot into the sun.
Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973)

That all men are equal is a proposition which, at ordinary times, no sane individual has ever given his assent.
Aldous Huxley (1894 - 1963)
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