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RE: nitrogen laser triggered gap

Original poster: "bob by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <yubba-at-clara-dot-net>

hi all,
         think we have a problem with spelling here ,i thing the name is 
not strong,that is if we are talking about the author of the amateur 
scientist articles.

  bob golding

>>Yep.  It IS C.L. Stong...  I have been saying it wrong for the last 25
years...  - Terry<<

At 08:01 30/05/02 -0600, you wrote:
>Original poster: "Colin Dancer by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" 
>The book I was thinking of was Strong's "Procedures in Experimental
>Physics".  It covers a wide range of practical lab techniques and if you get
>a chance at a hardbound copy is well worth having.  All the chapters of the
>book are on the CD including diagrams, but they are indexed according to the
>chapter title.  Try doing a search for "John Strong".
>         I couldn't find any mention of Strong in connection with the CD, but
>also couldn't open the particular URL you send and had to go to their
>home page.  The CD copy I bought sure doesn't have Strong on it, so must
>be an offer of a reprint.  Since Lindsay is asking $25.95 for his
>reprint, that would be a very good price for the combo.  Amazon is
>selling the CD for $39.95, but without the book.
>         The complete name of Stong's book is:
>         "The SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN Book of Projects for
>         THE
>First published in 1960.  I hate to admit it, but I was about 34 when I
>bought my copy of the original edition when it first came out.  No
>mention of Tesla coils in it anywhere.
>         Anyone who doesn't have Strong should buy a copy at once!  I have
>copies.  First one was bought at the Caltech book store in 1947, and the
>second one for a couple of bucks at a swap meet a few years back.  Much
>easier to go ahead and pay Lindsay than look around swap meets or garage
>sales.  In today's dollars it's a lot cheaper than the original was.