Thursday, February 15, 2007

Two body problem

This famous problem -- in all its glory -- is the focus of this Nature article (probably gated) by Jennifer Ouellette. The web page of an ongoing academic study of this problem at Stanford is here.

Inside Higher Ed announces Dual Career Search to help couples solve this problem [via Rex].

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If things don't quite work out, one can always contemplate breaking up [Wake up! Valentine's Day is over!]. And technology can come to one's help here too. According to the Wall Street Journal, "one in ten 18-to-34 year olds has dumped a romantic partner via text message." [the quote is from Peter Klein; the WSJ story is gated].


  1. Tabula Rasa said...

    ooh, such a useful search function... but the only hit it gave me was dean of a college in the middle of nowhere. and that's not so bad, except it's just one job.