Carlos Manuel Varsavsky, my father, was a great man. Yes I know, everyone thinks his dad was/is great. But believe me, mine really was. Although I could only enjoy him for 22 years this astrophysicist from Harvard taught me more about life and science than anybody else ever will. My father died in 1983, way before the birth of the web. Lately however, he keeps showing up on the web, more and more. Why would someone bother digging up scientific articles from the 60s and listing them online? I guess what my father did must be somehow relevant today. I don´t know. I can´t understand his articles except of course the one on the Nine Day Week, a simple, brilliant idea. I have only words of appreciation for the people who are doing that recovery job. The web can bring great thinkers back to life.

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Marcelo Levit on February 2, 2006  · 

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