XKCD on physicists…

Cartoon from xkcd

Several years ago, I had an Indian physicist tell me that “physicists don’t consider biology a real science,” so I couldn’t help but laugh at this cartoon. Of course, I know plenty of physicists who are perfectly willing to acknowledge the scientific value of biology, and some of them work on biophysics, applying physics to study biology.

But I found this cartoon on another blog, where it was referencing a more serious problem, that of nobel laureates in one field (usually physics…) weighing in on climate science without really knowing enough about the science, and then coming up with their own unscientific conclusions.

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