Saturday, October 22, 2011

Onion on This Year's Nobel Prizes

Fans of Victorious Nobel Laureates Riot in Stockholm. The Chemistry Prize gets a special mention in this short news item:

"Fuck yeah, rapidly solidified alloys shown by means of electron diffraction to possess icosahedral symmetry—a little phenomenon known as quasicrystallinity, bitches!" said one chemistry fan who helped overturn a parked car as a mob chanted the name of prizewinner Daniel Shechtman.