It’s nearing the end of a long day, and I’ve been working on my book, an onerous and sometimes dispiriting task. How about some humor?
Martin Robbins, the “Lay Scientist” at the eponymous Guardian site, collected 100 science jokes that he published a while back. I find a lot of them lame and think we can do better.
Now I know some of you science-y types have a favorite joke. Here are two of my own, both related to physics:
A neutron goes into a bar and asks the bartender, “How much for a beer?”
The bartender replies, “For you, no charge.”
Two molecules are walking down the street and they run in to each other.
One says to the other, “Are you all right?”
“No, I lost an electron!”
“Are you sure?”
In the interest of Professor Ceiling Cat’s spirits, cough up yours, make sure it’s fun,—and explain it if it’s really arcane!
Oh, here’s one that Diane MacPherson posted today:
Oh, and here’s a Penn and Teller video (a magic trick with a cat!) that reader Natalie just sent me: