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Science in a tavern

Slichter, Charles Sumner

Science in a tavern

essays and diversions on science in the making

by Slichter, Charles Sumner

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Published by The University of Wisconsin Press in Madison .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement(by) Charles S. Slichter.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 206 p. :
    Number of Pages206
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19136890M

    The Martianne is heard occasionally these days as a stirring concert or band selection. But there was a time when its playing was punishable by death—and its defiant strains challenged the harried police in tavern and drawing room all over the Earth. The stereotypical opening to an adventure in tabletop RPGs: the protagonists are all gathered by prior intent or a "coincidence" of authorial fiat by the Game Master in an inn, bar room, or other common public meeting spot. Once there, some mysterious stranger or NPC of varying dubiousness will approach them with some job offer or plea for assistance.. These strangers tend to seat themselves.


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