• I am, and ever will be, a white-socks, pocket-protector, nerdy engineer - born under the second law of thermodynamics, steeped in steam tables, in love with free-body diagrams, transformed by Laplace, and propelled by compressible flow.

    "The Engineered Century". Neil Armstrong's remarks at the National Engineers Week on behalf of the National Academy of Engineering at the National Press Club, February 22, 2000.
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