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The summary was not clear so here is my version based on my understanding of the work:
The research advisor Thomas E. Mallouk suggested trying it without the oxidizer. The researcher Nina Kovtyukhona was reluctant to perform this experiment as she thought it would be a failure. Her advisor persuaded her to try it by making a bet that he would pay her $100 if it succeeded, and she would pay him $10 if she failed. The experiment was a success, and researchers now have a new avenue to explore for synthesizing graphene.
From the article:
"I kept asking her to try it and she kept saying no," Mallouk said. "Finally, we made a bet, and to make it interesting I gave her odds. If the reaction didn't work I would owe her $100, and if it did she would owe me $10. I have the ten dollar bill on my wall with a nice Post-it note from Nina complimenting my chemical intuition."
Looks like you got it backwards in your version.
one answer is to offer wider seat spacing for a little extra price on some flights
At check-in, United Airlines offers economy seats with much better legroom for a modest upcharge. On a transcontinental flight it's usually around $60 - $70. I travel a lot for business (60 segments so far this year), often in Economy Plus, and there are usually many seats in E+ available, even when sardine class is completely packed. People simply refuse to shell out the coin for additional comfort. I think if E+ *were* full you'd see United expanded it until eventually their entire aircraft had room leg room at a higher price.
$60-70? I wish. On a United transcon (IAD-SFO) 3 weeks ago, they charged $89. That's out of the "modest" range, IMHO.
I'm confused. I have one of your early prototypes, and when I aim it at your post it blinks like crazy!
That means your post is a scam. But if your post is a scam, my device shouldn't be blinking. But my device is blinking...so your post must be a scam.....but...
... backing slowly away from the imminent head explosion as the logic circuits overload
Dexpot (best multi-desktop tool for my needs, out of several I've tried)
IZArc (7zip's GUI just annoys me for some reason)
Agent Ransack (I'll admit I've not tried the alternatives)
(I haven't got a clear favorite for music yet -- Foobar2000 or MediaMonkey, usually, but might give MusicBee a try)