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Home Page

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  • Table with mix of rules and docs: Jim Cerny
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  • Thacher: Jim Cerny
  • Golden Gate Bridge: Tim Tiebout
  • Apollo 11 LEM: NASA

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  • Bob Otnes: Jim Cerny.

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Patents Page

  • Nystrom calculator: Patent 7961.


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