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Tue Aug 7, 2012, 04:53 AM

“You know the difference between the Mars rover and the Higgs boson?”

said a NASA spokesman, his face red with anger. “You can actually see the Mars rover.”

The NASA official went on to say that “I can understand why the Higgs people think they found something that’s real and all, but as far as I can tell their so-called ‘boson’ is about as real as a leprechaun or a Smurf.”
In Geneva, the Higgs team was quick to fire back a response: “At the Large Hadron Collider lab, we’re used to honest disagreements between scientists. But we’d like to see that douche come over here and say that to our face.”


Borowitz of course and Read more
http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/borowitzreport/2012/08/mars-rover-should-not-get-so-much-attention-say-higgs-boson-scientists.html#ixzz22qgBLydN

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Ichingcarpenter Aug 2012 OP
longship Aug 2012 #1
Scuba Aug 2012 #2
Fumesucker Aug 2012 #4
lastlib Aug 2012 #6
krispos42 Aug 2012 #3
Coexist Aug 2012 #5

Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Tue Aug 7, 2012, 05:11 AM

1. Brilliant! A good belly laugh!

And I don't even have much of a belly.

Science humor is great.

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But we’d like to see that douche come over here and say that to our face.


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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Tue Aug 7, 2012, 08:16 AM

2. Slide Rule Fight!!!!!!!!!!!

 

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Response to Scuba (Reply #2)

Tue Aug 7, 2012, 10:52 AM

4. Lends a whole new meaning to the term "pocket protector".. n/t

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Response to Scuba (Reply #2)

Tue Aug 7, 2012, 11:33 PM

6. (Mine's longer!)

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Tue Aug 7, 2012, 08:43 AM

3. *snort*

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Tue Aug 7, 2012, 04:57 PM

5. love love love it!

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