A UCSD scientist used physics to get him …

A UCSD scientist used physics to get himself out of a $400 traffic ticket. He was issued a traffic ticket for failing to completely stop at a stop sign. Instead of paying the ticket, the physicist fought the citation by writing a four-page paper explaining how the ticket he was given defies physics. The paper explained how what the officer “thought” he saw, he didn’t really see, according to the laws of physics.

The pitch drop experiment is the world’ …

Pitch-drop-experimentThe pitch drop experiment is the world’s longest continuously running laboratory experiment. It measures the flow of a piece of pitch by counting the drops that fall from a funnel. Since 1927 8 drops have fallen. The ninth drop is expected to fall in 2013. Live Stream for anyone interested.