Shortest-known abstract for a serious scientific paper: only 2 words


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#2

In a similar vein from a law review - a one word article.

http://www.greenbag.org/v2n3/v2n3_articles_james.pdf


#3

I still lost interest halfway through.


#4

How cool!


#5

Scientists have more fun in their literature than most people believe:

http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/ar200213g


#6

Amusing. But the Green Bag isn’t exactly a serious journal. (From what I know about it, it’s about as serious as the New Yorker.)


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My friend’s paper on deep space detection of Higgs particles. Wait for it…

http://arxiv.org/abs/0912.0004


#8

Did you see the new edit?

Blah, blah, blah neutrino, blah-blah?

“Doubtful.”


#9

“Probably not”? Sounds like he’s looking to overthrow Betteridge’s Law, or at least refine it. Hope he knows how vicious academia can be in defending the doctrine.


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For sale: superluminal neutrinos. Never measured.


#11

I’ll be!


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Actually, I think this one is the shortest, by a longshot: http://i.imgur.com/6DHtjnW.png


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Here are some more fun abstracts: http://i.imgur.com/Sg55toJ.png


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