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October 22, 2014

#1437: Higgs Boson

Higgs Boson

[[Woman standing at a podium with man behind her]]

Person off scene: Tell us about your proposal.

Woman: We’re requesting $3 billion in funding to find the Higgs Boson.

Person off scene: … wait. Didn’t you already find it a year or two ago?

Man: Yes, well, um.

[[Zoom into woman]]

Woman: … ok, this is embarrassing.

Man off scene: See, the thing is—

[[Zoom out to original scene]]

Person off scene: Don’t tell us you lost it already.

Woman: Look. In our defense it’s really small.