Tuesday September 20th 2011

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Thought for the Day

“Some men have thousands of reasons
why they cannot do what they want to,
when all they need
is one reason why they can.”

~ Willis Whitney
(1868-1958)



*Willis Rodney Whitney

File:Willis Rodney Whitney (1890).jpg | From Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaBorn: August 22, 1868 Jamestown, New York
Died: January 9, 1958 Schenectady, New York

An American chemist and founder of the research laboratory of the General Electric Company. In 1890, he achieved a bachelor of science degree at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he then worked as Assistant Instructor of Chemistry until 1892. After that, he studied at the University of Leipzig, Germany, under Wilhelm Ostwald, where in 1896, he achieved a Ph.D.

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