Re: [midatlanticretro] Guess who's a year older?
- On Wed, 11 Nov 2009, Joe Giliberti wrote:
> To clean our various electronic devices and mechanical apparatuses, right?When my dad used to work in an optics lab at the Lebedev Physics Institute
> What other good is it for?
in Moscow, they would requisition pure alcohol for "wiping clean optical
axes"*, and would really use it for bribing the machinists in the machine
shop to make parts for them.
* an optical axis is an imaginary line