Science: Exile in Princeton

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The sun was shining, the air was like early summer last week on the campus of Princeton University. The duckboards which protect the feet of undergraduates and teachers from the mud and slosh of New Jersey winters were still in place along the paths, but earth smells arose from the drying ground, excited birds skittered in the shrubbery, squirrels chattered in the trees. Students went to classes without neckties, and in the afternoons an elderly man with soft, inquisitive eyes and a flowing halo of white hair ambled in &...

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