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Old 07-29-2007   #3
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It's really simple. Science/math is pure knowledge. Engineering is power- the application of that knowledge. New knowledge (from science/math research) creates opportunities for new ideas... not just in physical products but also inventions like the internet, futures trading, life insurance...Sounds to me like he is jerking your chain or profoundly foolish. Ignore him.