Mar 13, 2008

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How physics courses really save lives

ImageOne day our professor was discussing a particularly complicated
concept. A pre-med student rudely interrupted to ask, “Why do we have
to learn this pointless information.”

“To save lives.” the professor responded quickly and continued the
lecture.

A few minutes later, the same student spoke up again. “So how does
physics save lives?” he persisted.

“It keeps the ignoramuses like you out of medical school,” replied the
professor.

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