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Location: Cambridge, MA
Professor at MIT, Nobel prize in physics 2004. Aspiring author.
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1. "Defenestration" rolls off the tongue in five ripe syllables. 2. It's amazing and hilarious that such a specific, unlikely action has its own word. 3. It makes me think of Prague, and then of the movie Amadeus, and then of Mozart.
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