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'Mad scientist' on a mission

December 5, 2004

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In third grade, Ron Dantowitz was known as the "mad scientist" because he did experiments in the back of the classroom. From the day his father told him about atoms when he was 5, he was hooked on science. Dantowitz, 39, an astronomer who worked for NASA while in college, now teaches budding mad scientists, ages 4 to 18, in ... (Full article: 694 words)

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