shirtstorm

http://www.theguardian.com/science/2014/nov/14/rosetta-comet-dr-matt-taylor-apology-sexist-shirt

How does this happen? He must get dressed in total darkness. And presumably his colleagues allowed him on camera looking like that. Where is their line? Would bare chested have been ok?

Who even owns a shirt like that? That wasn’t purchased in 1973 and has long since fallen to pieces.

Or is my calibration off? Maybe this is just the kind of thing the well dressed, though socially awkward and insensitive scientist is wearing these days.

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Feathers and Bowling Balls

Brian Cox gives good science:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E43-CfukEgs

I find it amusing that the guys who run the facility apparently don’t screw around doing “fun” experiments when no one’s around as they are like schoolboys when the ball drops.