Wednesday's Quote of the Day
"It's a little like your grandmother discussing the joys of deviant sex, though the other way around" - Chris Morris' biographer on the satirist talking about particle physics.
Best known for his lampooning of rolling news in The Day Today and his spoof documentary show Brass Eye, funnyman Chris Morris appears to harbour an interest in, of all things, particle physics. So much so, that he was recently invited to visit Cern, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, and produced a podcast with two other physicists, Thorsten Wengler and Albert De Roeck. This comment was an observation by Lucian Randall, who is writing a book about Morris... and if the Monitor is to be truthful, it picked up the quote from Magazine Twitter feed subscriber Hugh Macdonald.
More details (New Scientist)