Just to show that we scientists a) have a sense of humour, and b) can laugh at ourselves, here is one of my favourite lists, the Guide to Translating Scientific Papers Into Plain English.
The National Chemistry Week has helped bring awareness to the role chemistry plays both in our lives today and in our future. You can get in the spirit of the event by checking out a few of these amazing chemistry videos online.
Turn everyday objects into touchpads and combine them with the internet. It's a simple Invention Kit for Beginners and Experts doing art, engineering, and everything inbetween:
The dreaded question. “So, what’s your Ph.D. research about?” You take a deep breath and launch into the explanation. People’s eyes begin to glaze over…Here the videos of the 2011 contest best sessions!
Kermit and the gang find the two in the ATLAS detector hall, where the frazzled red-head is sucked into a pneumatic tube system and shrunk small enough to fit in Dr. Honeydew’s pocket. LHC scientists are still puzzled as to how the Muppet could possibly enter the striped tubes.
Strange bubbles and foam are part of the allure of Guinness - at least when you discuss it with an Irish physicist. Sixty Symbols is in Dublin discussing the...