Thursday, March 25, 2010

In search of power at airports

A fun read: Empowered by Susan Orlean.

... You may have a phone in your hand that can stream live video of the Large Hadron Collider accelerating particles in Switzerland, but if your little battery icon dips into red, you won’t even be able to dial out for pizza.

This link is dedicated to my physicist colleagues who, according to certain unnamed sources, have an unbeatable RMS velocity in spite of spending so much of their time at the airports.


  1. Anant said...

    Don't you think spending lot of time at airports is causative of, or necessary to have a large rms velocity?