Wednesday, May 30, 2007

We're in trouble now...

Someone came along and attached a tsunami warning sign to the existing sign outside our building. Our lab is unfortunately situated below the shore height that has now been deemed unsuitable for surviving a tsunami.

Wednesday, May 02, 2007

Science "Affairs"

Calling these things "affairs" makes them seem so genteel. They are thoroughly entertaining though.

Publishing nonsense in a sociology journal:
Sokal Affair

Possibly publishing nonsense in physics journals:
Bogdanov Affair

Randomly generating nonsense for scientific meetings: