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February 4, 2009

These results just don’t make sense!

srikanth @ 9:00 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1233781255 ) Play

<sigh… question got corrupted somehow… I’m just re-posting it…>

Identify and connect:

  • 004876b93d640327c6a2fba11913f5a1
  • 61eefd3ae5808191ea087cdca343c713

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Answer:

Apologies for the editing… my initial question was apparently not as smartly and sassily framed as I thought it was.

Wolfgang Pauli.

He was apparently so legendarily bad at practical work, that people believed that instruments would give up as soon as he approached. Legend has it that one day an instrument at Gottingen managed to fail even though he  was not around. People thought the curse of Pauli was finally lifted, but alas it was not to be. He was apparently enroute from Copenhagen to Zurich and his train had stopped at Gottingen. The instruments instantly failed.

This effect, ladies and gents, is the Pauli Effect.


25 Responses to “These results just don’t make sense!”

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