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Science Spoofs, Physics Pranks and Astronomical Antics

  title={Science Spoofs, Physics Pranks and Astronomical Antics},
  author={D. Scott},
The physical sciences are usually taken to be very earnest pursuits by those who work in them. However, most professional physicists and astronomers would also happily agree with the t-shirt mantra that says “physics is phun” [1]. I suspect that anyone who finds it no fun to understand the nature of physical reality will never end up pursuing it as a career. All professionals surely will have seen some humour in the subject matter of their job. Hence, in addition to the weighty aspects of the… Expand