My brain is not wired for math. I’m a word guy, and nothing anyone has tried—including the intimidating Mr. Sullenberger—could pound anything more than simple arithmetic into his dense melon of mine.
I regret this unavoidable fact every time I think about science, as I would have loved to have grown up and become a physicist or chemist or anything, really, that works in the scientific world. I envy those who are.
How cool, I think, it would have been to work for NASA, to be involved in the exploration of space: