Archive for April 2nd, 2008

On Tuesday Neuroscientist Simon LeVay was on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show promoting his book When Science Goes Wrong. A video of the interview is available online. At around 4:07 host Jon Stewart brings up the question of black holes and strangelets at the LHC. (He’s a bit off on the terminology, but no matter.) […]

The quote of the day, from our closing speaker (slightly paraphrased): We’re entering the most exciting time in the field since I was a PhD student when we discovered jets, the W, the Z, supersymmetry, and the top at UA1/UA2 in 1982/83. Of course, 1984 was a bit of a disappointment… And from the student […]