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Name: svengali
Join Date: 12/27/2006
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Location: Boca Raton, Florida
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M.S. Physical Organic Chemistry, University of Florida, 1992.

Interests include hiking, science & technology, science fiction, Chess, Texas Holdem', Go, Hex, fractals, and cellular automata.

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Professor of Chemistry

Synthetic Organic Chemist in pharmaceutical & polymer industries

Environmental Analytical Chemist

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Born in Havana Cuba, raised in Florida, naturalized U.S. citizen. Favorite place: Triangle, North Carolina.

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Taught general and organic chemistry at community college and university for 4 years. Presently a freelance chemistry, math, and physics tutor.

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"Once we overcome our fear of being tiny, we find ourselves on the threshold of a vast and awesome Universe that utterly dwarfs — in time, in space, and in potential — the tidy anthropocentric proscenium of our ancestors."

Carl Sagan