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Profiles of Scientists



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Richard Hudson – Executive Editor
Cori Paulet – Project Specialist
Norbert Een – Production Manager

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Bob Mudd
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Lesson Writers
Ernestine Giesecke
Gary Harris
William J. Weber

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Michael Riordan
Lillian Hoddeson
Dr. James Mallmann, Professor of Physics, Milwaukee School of Engineering

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