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 ==== DEI in the public eye ==== ==== DEI in the public eye ====
  
-There has long been an unofficial contest to see who could place the letters DEI into the most prominent public view. One of the most laudable efforts from the late 1960s was the painting of the letters DEI into the Caltech steam tunnels shortly before the crew of //Mission Impossible//​ filmed an episode there. The graffiti were ubiquitous enough that they did appear on TV, and examples of this stenciled graffiti are still visible around campus. (Other apparently contemporary graffiti contain the phrase "eat noodles"​. This has been presumed to corroborate and confirm belief in the foodservice ​origin theory.)+There has long been an unofficial contest to see who could place the letters DEI into the most prominent public view. One of the most laudable efforts from the late 1960s was the painting of the letters DEI into the Caltech steam tunnels shortly before the crew of //MissionImpossible// ​(1966) ​filmed an episode there. ​(It can be found in the 1969 episode "​Doomsday,"​ at around 9:15 in.) The graffiti were ubiquitous enough that they did appear on TV, and examples of this stenciled graffiti are still visible around campus. (Other apparently contemporary graffiti contain the phrase "eat noodles"​. This has been presumed to corroborate and confirm belief in the food service ​origin theory.)
  
 Another mass-media appearance was in the film [[http://​alumnus.caltech.edu/​~erich/​real_genius_refs.html|Real Genius]], although this was with the complicity of the film maker. Another mass-media appearance was in the film [[http://​alumnus.caltech.edu/​~erich/​real_genius_refs.html|Real Genius]], although this was with the complicity of the film maker.
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 A number of businesses spawned by Caltech alumni have sported corporate or product names containing the trigraph DEI. It is commonplace to find these letters buried variable names of computer source code, or etched in unused corners of silicon chips produced via VLSI. A number of businesses spawned by Caltech alumni have sported corporate or product names containing the trigraph DEI. It is commonplace to find these letters buried variable names of computer source code, or etched in unused corners of silicon chips produced via VLSI.
  
-Darb Harold Schmidt, an astronaut in the Apollo missions also scrawled it on the surface of the moon, making Dabney the only house immortalized IN SPACE.+Darb Harrison Schmitt, an astronaut in the Apollo missions also scrawled it on the surface of the moon, making Dabney the only house immortalized IN SPACE by an astronaut.
  
 According to the [[http://​www.eeggs.com/​items/​9064.html|internet]],​ DEI/FEIF is also on the Voyager probe. According to the [[http://​www.eeggs.com/​items/​9064.html|internet]],​ DEI/FEIF is also on the Voyager probe.
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