Hitachi's friendly face

| Mar 27, 2003

Hitachi's friendly face

by Everett Kennedy Brown

A 19th-century merry-go-round has been restored recently in the city of Orleans, 130 km south of Paris, thanks to the efforts of former JET Clarisse Carl. It is something her two children, ages 8 and 5, are proud of. But for Carl, an assistant ...

The god of small things

| Jan 27, 2003

The god of small things

by Everett Kennedy Brown

Nanotechnology researcher Istvan Varga is unique among the more than 6,400 participants in this year’s JET program. While the majority work as assistant English teachers in Japanese public schools, the 34-year-old Hungarian-born electrical engineer spends his days exploring the secrets of magnetism. In his ...