TAXPAYERS FUND PHYSICS R&D: String Theory

Readers, this Labor Day seems to be an appropriate occasion to remind ourselves of where the money you earn with the sweat of your brow is going. But I have to confine myself only to that field which I know a little about: Physics.

So from time to time I will issue visuals to keep you informed.

PHYSICISTS PLAY
CITIZENS PAY

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Superstring String Theory: How it is funded
String Theory Ensemble Lead Dancer Brian Greene: “When kids look up to great scientists the way they do to great musicians and actors, civilization will jump to the next level.”
For those physicists who cannot dance, it is time to get off the stage.
Or take back that goddamn stage –
And turn it back to the workspace it used to be.

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