Archive for February, 2012

Although there is much going on right now, the big news this week is that SAIC has named a new CEO. On March 1st, John Jumper, who is a former U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff and has served on SAIC’s board since 2007, will take the company’s reins. Although I have never met him, […]

As you by know by now, the University of Michigan holds a very special place in my life and in my heart. My father — who was a graduate of the College of Engineering — would drive us out to Ann Arbor on weekends to visit my aunt Jessie. I was very impressed with the […]

I was pleased to read that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has recently approved the construction of two new power-generating nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle near Waynesboro, Georgia. It is hard for me to believe that these are the first new reactors approved by the government since 1978. That has been quite a dry spell for […]

Although I am not an oceanographer, I have enjoyed many discussions on the topic of the oceans and global warming with my longtime friend Walter Munk from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography here in La Jolla. It was with these discussions in mind that I recently read an interesting article written by Raphael Sagarin, a […]

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