No. 118 (essentialsaltes) wrote,
No. 118

Do not carelessly form a scientific acronym for copper NanoTubules

Via Improbable Research, a peculiar look at bad language in science publications (translated from the italiano):

"Would you read a paper written by Stronzo Bestiale (Total Asshole)? A dose of mistrust would be justified: the name says it all. Yet, in 1987, professor Bestiale, supposedly a physicist in Palermo, Sicily, authored major papers in prestigious scientific peer reviewed journals such as the Journal of Statistical Physics, the Journal of Chemical Physics and the proceedings of a meeting of American Physical Society in Monterey."
Tags: science, wordplay

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