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#370

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May 27, 2009, 7:50 p.m.

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//Wei-Hwa is talking about the time he met Glenn Seaborg at ISTS Wei-Hwa: He liked telling the story of why Plutonium is Pu. Pl isn't taken by platinum, that's Pt. Piper: Why is it Pu? Wei-Hwa: Because scientists love saying P-U. Piper: *laughs hysterically* That is the best reason!

#369

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May 27, 2009, 7:49 p.m.

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Wei-Hwa: In mathematics, you can't do experiments. I kept on adding two and three... Piper: And on days ending in "y," I got five.

#368

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May 27, 2009, 7:48 p.m.

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Ragan: That's called leveraging. The NSF likes that. Wei-Hwa: Economics. Do they teach that in school now? Jacob: You can learn anything in discrete math! Ragan: Good answer.

#367

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May 27, 2009, 6:43 p.m.

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Wei-Hwa: If I had stayed, I could have gotten an MS in computer science. Ragan: I wonder if that's changed... Wei-Hwa: You can now BS in computer science as much as you want. Piper: You fed him that!

#366

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May 27, 2009, 6:42 p.m.

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//Wei-Hwa is talking to Mrs. Piper's artificial intelligence class and Ms. Ragan's discrete math class Wei-Hwa: So it's the intelligent people versus the discrete people, is that what this is? Piper: Ms. Ragan tries to be discreet about it.