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A snarky academic joke which might actually be interesting (but still a snarky joke).
“Mathematics is the language of the universe.” — every science popularizer ever
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For the first time, physicists have found a new fundamental state of cow, challenging the current standard model. Coined the … More
I make jokes. I do scientist. I make jokes while doing science.
A few elder-statesmen of quantum theory gathered together while a handful of students listened in eagerly. Paraphrasing, one of them—quite seriously—said, “I don’t think any of the interpretations are logically consistent… but there is this ‘transactional interpretation’, where influences come from the future, that might be the only consistent one.” The students nodded their heads in agreement—I walked away.