The Onion on Science

Just a list of The Onion articles about science that I find funny:

  • Christian Right Lobbies To Overturn Second Law Of Thermodynamics. The second law of thermodynamics, a fundamental scientific principle stating that entropy increases over time as organized forms decay into greater states of randomness, has come under fire from conservative Christian groups, who are demanding that the law be repealed.
  • Bush Finds Error In Fermilab Calculations. President Bush met with members of the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory research team Monday to discuss a mathematical error he recently discovered in the famed laboratory’s “Improved Determination Of Tau Lepton Paths From Inclusive Semileptonic B-Meson Decays” report.
  • National Science Foundation: Science Hard. The National Science Foundation’s annual symposium concluded Monday, with the 1,500 scientists in attendance reaching the consensus that science is hard.
  • World’s Top Scientists Ponder: What If The Whole Universe Is, Like, One Huge Atom? Gathering for what members of the international science community are calling “potentially the most totally out-to-lunch freaky head trip since Einstein postulated that space and time were, like, curved and shit,” a consortium of the world’s top physicists descended upon Stanford University Monday to discuss some of the difficult questions facing the cutting edge of theoretical thinking.
  • Raving Lunatic Obviously Took Some Advanced Physics… “Where’s my cheese? Don’t take my rowboat! Got no room!” the lunatic screamed from his regular spot near the Campus Drive bus stop. “I need space! Gimme space! Infinite dimensional separable Hilbert space!”.
  • Evangelical Scientists Refute Gravity With New ‘Intelligent Falling’ Theory. As the debate over the teaching of evolution in public schools continues, a new controversy over the science curriculum arose Monday in this embattled Midwestern state. Scientists from the Evangelical Center For Faith-Based Reasoning are now asserting that the long-held “theory of gravity” is flawed, and they have responded to it with a new theory of Intelligent Falling.
  • High-School Science Teacher Takes Fun And Excitement Out Of Science. Verona High School ninth-grade science teacher Mark Randalls has a unique talent for taking the fun and magic out of science, students of his comprehensive survey class reported Tuesday.

Addendum

Britney Spears .ac, including Britney Spears’ Guide to Semiconductor Physics, with articles such as Semiconductor Transport: The Einstein Relations.

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