(Clear throat, ascend high horse) Quantum does not mean small. Quantum means discrete. The opposite of quantum is continuum, not big.
When I was in the navy, we (well, me, mostly) used to joke about doing a movie about Nuclear Power School in the format of Top Gun. (Top Chalk?). Similarly, there’s a reason they never do movies like that. (Not having call signs was but one of many fatal shortcomings)
Things Don’t Seem Wonderful If You’ve Seen Them All Your Life which is a political cartoon published in April 1912.
Accomplishment, from Tree Lobsters!
Remember, if we let you get a pet physicist, you have to promise to help keep the lab clean and, most importantly, you have fund him/her every year.
Bill Watterson’s Calvin and Hobbes ran between 1985 and 1995. His comic strip managed to infuse wondering (and wandering) on a cosmic scale into an ageless world of lazy Sunday afternoons, snow goons, and harassed babysitters. I’m not saying that you should take moral and philosophical guidance from the inventor of Calvinball (a game that runs on chaos theory), but you could do much worse.
So here, in no particular order, is a selection of quotes that nail everything from the meaning of life to special underwear. Enjoy.
… are math insults. (SMBC)