September 8th, 2008


My nerd rage, let me show you it

I don't know why I expect better, given the way he treats the science questions on University Challenge, but Jeremy Paxman just managed to mispronounce both "hadron" and "boson" while introducing Newsnight's thing on the LHC.

For the fail, Paxo.

ETA: It turns out that according to Newsnight we should only spend money on finding out how the universe works in case it turns out that finding out how the universe works teaches us how to do practical stuff as a spinoff. On the other hand, they showed a clip of the rap.