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Saturday, June 16, 2007

Saturday June 16, 2007

Filed under: General — m759 @ 12:00 PM
Obituaries in the News

Published: June 16, 2007,
in The New York Times

Filed at 7:10 a.m. ET

Samuel Isaac Weissman

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Samuel Isaac Weissman, a professor and chemist who helped develop the first atomic bomb as part of the Manhattan Project, has died. He was 94.

Weissman died Tuesday [June 12]….

From Log24
 on Tuesday,
June 12:

Sky Fish

Sky Fish - A Logo for Philip K. Dick

Illustration from
LOGOS
(May 17, 2007)

From today’s
New York Times
:

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Photo by Richard Termine

Scene from “Behind the Lid”

(See the Log24 entries from
June 12, the date of
Weissman’s death.)

From Ben Brantley’s
review
of “Behind the Lid,”
a quote from the author:

“Her life, her voice says,
was devoted to discovering
‘the inside on the outside,
  the outside on the inside.'”

Related material:

Julie Taymor

“They did it from
the inside to the outside.
And from the outside to the in.
And that profoundly
moved me then. It was…
it was the most important thing
that I ever experienced.”

Wallace Stevens

Professor Eucalyptus said,
“The search/ For reality
is as momentous as/
  The search for God.”
It is the philosopher’s search/
  For an interior made exterior/
  And the poet’s search
for the same exterior
made/ Interior….

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