The Origin of Murphy’s Law

HotAIR, the web site of the Annals of Improbable Research, is publishing a fascinating series on the Origin of Murphy’s Law. It turns out there really was a Murphy, and the story of his law involves rocket sleds, Chuck Yeager, and Edwards Air Force Base. The article covers all these topics and more, and includes interviews with Yeager, the son of Murphy (really), and several surviving members of the project that inspired the law

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