As an editor at Scientific American John Rennie delighted in the weird correspondence they received, but then one letter crossed a line.
When Edward Frenkel is told he won't be accepted to a Russian university because his father is Jewish, he decides to take the admissions exam anyway.
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How To Write A Testimony
Marine scientist Meredith has to navigate a whole new world when she's called upon to testify in front of the Maine legislature in support of a crucial bill.
A Simple Magic Trick
Nelson Lugo has a brilliant idea for his grade school talent show -- use chemistry to do a simple magic trick. It did not go over well.
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Musician Emily Caudill's life-saving chemotherapy treatment causes her to lose her hearing.
The Science Of Speeding
Erika Engelhaupt is on a road trip out to DC when suddenly they're pulled over and her boyfriend is arrested. She'll need science to vindicate her man.
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