Wednesday, June 02, 2010

Theoretical Physics? Get A Job

Finally, an opinion page worth reading ...

i think the best job in the world must be that of theoretical physicist ... Mel Brooks talks about looking at the ground, that was a good job, he says ... i’d put theoretical physics in that category ... do actual physicists thumb their nose at theoretical physicists? ... the problem is that theoretical physics has some sort of love-hate relationship with practical application ... instead of just lying around daydreaming pal, we’ve got a few problems down here, you know ... there’s a huge oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico ...


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