Field of Science

Feeling quizical?

Pew tracks American's familiarity with the news of the day - my kids took the latest quiz (and each scored in the top quartile for adults and so were quite pleased with themselves). I played with something similar for's definitely NOT rocket science, so if you've any science background at all -- you should score 100%.

If you're looking for the answers - they are here.

Nobel quote

After I won a Nobel Prize I suddenly turned into an omniscient sage, whereas formerly I was simply a workaholic.

Richard Ernst, Chemistry 1991

(H/T to Nature Chemistry's October editorial)

Photo of Dirac's Nobel Medal is from: rubberpaw
at Flickr