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[Phys-L] Fwd: [rete] Laboratory garbage

Thought you might enjoy this anecdote of Dr Mollan's

Brian Whatcott Altus OK Indian Territory.

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Subject: [rete] Laboratory garbage
Date: Tue, 06 May 2014 14:44:44 +0100
From: Charles Mollan <>
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Laboratory garbage Hi All

Nobel Prize Winner Ernest Walton recalled that he was visiting the Physical Laboratory at Glasgow University and saw a box full of broken glassware. Enquiring why it wasn't thrown out, the reply was: "But it was broken by Lord Kelvin".



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