The most dangerous job in the United Kingdom is not, as expected, bomb disposal expert, steeplejack, or Formula One racing driver but having a role in one of the United Kingdom’s most well known soap operas. This is the first quantitative estimate of the size of the pinch of salt which should be taken when watching soap operas.
Good point…(via xkcd: Forgot Algebra)
In 1930, Wolfgang Pauli invented the neutrino as a desperate remedy to save the principle of conservation of energy in radioactive decays. In this picture, Pauli celebrates his 45th birthday (25 April 1945). Today, neutrinos celebrate Pauli’s 112th birthday! (CERN)