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1) What is the name of the first electricity detective?
- Answer: Sherlock Ohms
2) A neutron walked into a bar and asked, “How much for a drink?” The bartender replied, “For you, no charge.”
3) Where does bad light end up?
- Answer: In a prism.
4) A Higgs Boson walks into a Church. The priest says, “We don’t allow Higgs Bosons in here. The particle responds by saying: “But without me, how can you have Mass?”
5) How many theoretical physicists specializing in general relativity does it take to change a light bulb?
- Answer: Two. One to hold the bulb and one to rotate the universe.
6) Why can’t you trust an atom?
- Answer: They make up everything.
7) What do you get when you mix sulfur, tungsten, and silver?
- Answer: SWAG
8) A photon checks into a hotel. The bellhop asks, “Can I help you with your luggage?” The photon replies, “I don’t have any. I’m traveling light!”
9) An electron and a positron go into a bar.
- Positron: “You’re round.”
- Electron: “Are you sure?”
- Positron: “I’m positive.”
10) Why did Erwin Schrödinger, Paul Dirac and Wolfgang Pauli work in very small garages?
- Answer: Because they were quantum mechanics.
11) What is a physicist’s favourite food?
- Answer: Fission chips
12) What did one uranium-238 nucleus say to the other?
- Answer: “Gotta split!”
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