Originally posted by HowardRoark
S.P.I.N.E. - Not exactly a stellar group of "scientists."
Derrick Grimmer - one of the SPINE "scientists." He is a perennial candidate for every possible elected office in Iowa. Has never won. Maybe
it's because his major platform is legalization of marijuana
[edit on 23-4-2005 by HowardRoark]
so what does his support for weed have to do with this. The president has used/experimented with weed.
Also, so what if he runs for political office and loses. Is he an activist, yeah, so that does add some skeptism. Yet, he was co-founder of
Iowa thin Film Technologies Inc
. The company's target audience is goverment contracts. The company was
honored in 2004 by the department of defense here
He has worked with Iowa State
University on solar energy projects.
You have to scroll down to
"An Energetic Partnership"
I couldn't find where he got his degree or anything but here is a little background on him, other than the fact that he supports some form of
Edit: Just came across this in the catalog for our school libraries.
Corp author: Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.
Title: Augmented solar energy collection using various planar reflective surfaces [microform] : theoretical calculations and experimental
results / D. P. Grimmer ... [et al.].
Publisher: Los Alamos, N.M. : Dept. of Energy, Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory ; [Springfield, Va. : for sale by the National Technical
Information Service], 1978.
Description 36 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Note United States Department of Energy contract W-7405-ENG.36.
Issued April 1978.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington, D.C.] : Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. microfiches : negative.
Subject Solar collectors.
Additional author: Grimmer, D. P.
Added author United States. Dept. of Energy.
ISBN/ISSN 429-T-4 (MF)
"stellar" enough to be associated with Los Alamos
[edit on 24-4-2005 by silentlonewolf]