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    Re: Powder of Sympathy
    From: Hewitt Schlereth
    Date: 2013 Apr 6, 16:32 -0700

    Norm, have you seen app called H1SeaClock? The clock goes; the pendulums bob 
    to and fro; it strikes the bells. I cannot watch it without grinning. If you 
    know Paxton's song about the wonderful marvelous toy - this clock has that 
    same kind of whimsical aura.
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    On Apr 6, 2013, at 3:04 PM, "Norm Goldblatt"  wrote:
    > As usual, a wonderful, friendly and scholarly reply.  Yes, I loved Sobel's 
    book and devoured her "Galileo's Daughter". My other go-to 
    author/historian/scientist is Amir Aczel who has written on the compass, 
    Fermat's last theorem, Descartes in a way that cements the historical and 
    scientific events and times firmly in the memory. 
    > Yes, she did dismiss Lunars, and I wondered why. Not from personal 
    experience, but because it made sense to me. Nice to see that you guys take 
    it seriously. 
    > My most memorable excursion while visiting London, was my day trip to 
    Greenwich, where I saw Harrison's clocks.  H1 is definite proof that he was 
    indeed, MAD, in a good way. (Come to think of it, I'm now wondering if I 
    actually saw it or have just seen photos of it. Anybody know if it's on 
    > Spent a few days with Sobel while on an eclipse expedition a few years back 
    and have corresponded with her occasionally over the last few years. 
    > Norm
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