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November 01, 2005
José Meitín, UCAR's Earth Observing Laboratory • As a field project coordinator, Meitín's flair for foreign diplomacy, proficiency in several languages, and a capacity for great patience are important assets.
October 01, 2005
Andrew Gettelman, NCAR's Atmospheric Chemistry Division • "My job is to try to figure out how the world works," Gettelman says. "There's a lot of fun in that, as well as infinite job security, since we'll never completely figure it out."
September 01, 2005
Jim Smith, NCAR's Atmospheric Chemistry Division • "It's fun to make something happen that at first glance seems impossible," Smith says.
July 01, 2005
Aimee Norton, NCAR's High Altitude Observatory • "Astronomy is a great way to study space without actually going there. It's fun to get new data, analyze graphs, and decipher the secrets of the Sun."
June 01, 2005
Fei Chen, NCAR's Research Applications Laboratory • When the Cultural Revolution ended, people started standing in line to buy textbooks to help their children catch up on schooling. Overnight, there was huge pressure to study, as universities reopened and competition for admissions resumed.

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