Monday, October 25, 2010

Not a tame lion

Einstein to Neils Bohr at one of the solvay conferences of physicists (famously:)

'God does not play dice'

Neils Bohr to Einstein:

'Einstein, stop telling God what to do'

From: 13 things that don't make sense an enjoyable romp around the baffling edges of science by Michael Brooks.

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Tell me something new: predictable newspapers

The day after the government spending review:

Axe Falls on Poor (Guardian headline)

Middle Classes to Lose £10,000 (Telegraph headline)