There’s something immensely satisfying about watching geniuses do their thing. It’s not just that they effortlessly move weights that would be a struggle for the rest of us mortals. It’s the quiet, almost meditative way they go about motions they’ve done thousands of times, over long years, ever ...(more)
Nice (if a bit personal) quotes fromon the Physics subreddit below. Emphasis all mine.
From the OP, a former junior undergrad, explaining why they’re disenchanted with their major and eventually choosing to move on:... (more)
Carefully. Very, very, carefully.
They stripped down completely - there was no way to shower or wash clothes - and got as far from their crewmates as possible. (Nowhere near far enough, I'm sure.) Then they stuck a bag which had a ring with glue on it on their butt and did the necessary. Assuming it was firm, they had to then insert their finger into a cov...(more)