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Old 10-04-2011, 06:59 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Scientists and engineers

Having worked at several NASA centers over the years, I can confirm this article is accurate:

Design News - Guest Blogs - Distinguishing Between Scientists & Engineers

A nice read on a slow day.

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Thanks for posting that article. Yes, there is a difference between scientists and engineers.
I had a friend in engineering school 34 years ago whose father and uncle were rocket engineers, as opposed to rocket scientists. (His last name is Von Braun).
And then there are those who call themselves inventors who expect the machinist to do all the mechanical design for their inventions.

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