" Allies invited a lot of German rocket scientists to come and work with them "
39 German-born Scientists being sworn in as US Citizens - Credit: US Army
During and after World War 2, US military and intelligence services recruited a number of German scientists as part of Operation Paperclip
One of the purposes of the project was to prevent Russian scientists benefiting from the Germans' knowledge in the coming Cold War.
" these people are sui generis "
Sui generis is a Latin expression meaning of its own genus or unique in its characteristics.
In biology, the term means a species is alone in a genus designated specifically for it. In other words, it has no close relatives.
" her name tag: ORYX BEISA "
East African Oryx - Credit: ChrisHodgesUK
The East African Oryx (Oryx Beisa) lives in semi-desert habitats and can survive sustained periods without water.
It is not currently classified as endangered, but rather as "near threatened".
" wearing some sort of kimono "
Traditional Kimono worn in Japan - Credit: Carla Antonini
is a traditional unisex garment worn in Japan.