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AuthorJames Lincoln Tarbut V’ Torah High School Irvine, CA, USA
James teaches Physics in Southern California and has won several science video contests and worked on various projects in the past few years. James has consulted on TV’s “The Big Bang Theory” and WebTV’s “This vs. That” and the UCLA Physics Video Project.

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