Science and Physics and Math Jokes

Some science and physics jokes found on the internet and elsewhere are …

A joke that was found on the back cover of the book Absolute Zero Gravity goes like this …

“The astrophysicist’s dilemma: If the universe is really expanding, why can’t you find a parking place?”

Then there is the classic “Two Atom Walking Down the Road” joke that goes like …

One atom says to the other, “I think I’ve lost an electron.”
The other say, “are you sure?”
The first replies, “I’m positive” [source]

 

Numberphile has a few videos of math jokes explained …

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How is work like prison?

Prison cells are 6 feet by 8 feet (source wikipedia)
Some office cubicle is 5 by 5 feet now whereas before they were 8×10 feet (source theweek.com)

Prisoners get 2 hours outside each day.  (HuffingtonPost writes “in many prisons we have mandated that inmates receive a minimum of two hours outside each day”)
Office worker get lunch break as time permits, but many times it is at their desk.

Most prisoners get three meals per day  (source)
Office worker grab a cup of coffee and a muffin at Starbucks on the way to work.

 

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Free Online Hearing Screening Test

On the TrueSound website, it offers a free online hearing screening test that you can take in the comforts of your own home.  You don’t need to submit any personal information as long as you checkmark the opt-out checkbox at the end of the test.  You have to get 70% or better to pass.  Best if you use headphones.

Here is a video by ASAPScience that test hearing of different frequencies. As you age, you lose hearing of high frequencies first.

Walking after eating helps with blood sugar spike

Healthline.com writes …

“Researchers studying older adults with pre-diabetes found that 15 minutes of easy-to-moderate exercise after every meal curbed risky blood sugar spikes all day”

 

AARP.org has article writes …

“a short walk after dinner was much more effective at lowering blood sugar levels than a longer one earlier in the day”

 

This is good news for those trying to control their diabetes or blood sugar.

For those who are testing their blood sugar can perform some measurement to see the difference in blood sugar spike with and without walking after similar meals at same time of day.