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President Bush's recently released National Energy Strategy suggests that the US can meet its future energy needs without pain or tears. Other studies argue that the country can only avoid dysfunction by creating an energy program that is less dependent on foreign supplies and meets three broad, overarching national goals: economic vitality, environmental quality and strategic security.
Biological polymers have a preferred chirality and con replicate themselves. Physical arguments provide insight into which of these unique and apparently related properties evolved first, and by what mechanism.
Public speaking is a necessity of professional life. But what do you do if, like many physicists, you're basically a shy person? Here is some advice on how to give talks that won't wreck your career or humiliate your thesis adviser.