je pense, donc je suis: Math and Spacecraft Propulsion

Note: This was a blog entry used as the background for a presentation made in a Calculus I class, during spring semester of 2017. So, unless you were in the class, you may only imagine my elaborating, tying in the contents of this entry to the bigger picture, and giving examples of how our class content was relevant to the average spacetrucker. Anyway, please enjoy.

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(10/22/2016) Trump & Clinton, Presidential Debate No. 3

Trump & Clinton, Presidential Debate No. 3

In the third debate (October 19), there were a few loose ends which I feel compelled to tie up. Beyond those, the dialog reflected essentially the same direction and implications as the first two debates. The moderator was Chris Wallace of the Fox News channel. Of the four total moderators who worked the three debates, Wallace seemed best able to keep both the candidates and the audience from being disruptive.

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(10/18/2016) Thoughts on the Second Presidential Debate

Presidential Debate No. 2

This one was different from the previous one, in style and presentation, particularly at the outset as conversation about the personal affairs or sexual life of Mr. Trump was initiated by cable network anchor Anderson Cooper, who put the question as one might expect of a criminal hearing.

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