Physics Is Going to the Dogs

There’s been an independent rediscovery of the notion of using dogs to explain physics, as you can see in this YouTube video of Golden Retrievers explaining the structure of atoms:

Emmy thinks she should get royalties, in the form of cheese. But then, she thinks that about everything…


  1. #1 Michael Nielsen
    November 17, 2009

    I love the slightly confused look the labs have when everyone goes away!

  2. #2 Thony C.
    November 17, 2009

    Love the bottom quark!

  3. #3 Bee
    November 17, 2009

    Sorry, but I found this rather pointless, neither funny nor illuminating. I like the music though.

  4. #4 Emory K.
    November 17, 2009

    Remarkably, not a single dog demonstrated a pee-orbital.

  5. #5 Max
    November 17, 2009

    I liked the annotations. ‘bottom quark’. Tee hee.

  6. #6 Erin
    November 17, 2009

    Bottom quark! Best post of the morning!

  7. #7 Romeo Vitelli
    November 17, 2009

    If anyone should get royalties, it should be Schrodinger with his pioneering work with cats.

  8. #8 Kayla Fay
    November 18, 2009

    Cute, although I can just hear my little ones – there are DOGS in atoms?!

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