Thursday, April 26, 2007

Misc items from Mary Golden

These are miscellaneous items from Mary Golden, my Editorial Assistant for Monthly Weather Review, and frequent reader of this blog.

Finland is #3 (behind Israel and Sweden) among the top 10 countries in research spending as a percentage of GDP (at 3.49%), compared to the U.S. at #7 (2.61%).

Finland is #1 in highest percentage of 24-year-olds with science degrees (13.2%), with the U.S. at #10 (5.7%)

(TIME Feb 13, 2006, pp. 24-25)

Mirages in Finland

There are a lot of Finns in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

Thoughts about being a foreigner in Finland by another blogger


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