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 […Read More]

Movie/TV Science vs Real Science

A couple of nice cartoons that illustrate the differences between science as depicted in movies and TV – i.e. awesome, fast, and produced quick and definite results – vs real science, which is often slow, painstaking, and rarely produces the kind of conclusive results that can be stated with a whole bunch of qualifiers…

Here’s XKCD’s montage of movie science vs real science