Physics in fun: a layman’s diary I

Why did the forward-thinking director of the premier technology institute order the removal of the large portrait of George Simon Ohm, and its replacement with a life-size negative made from the original?
▪ Because he wanted to register recognition of the importance of non-Ohmic devices in present-day technology.

Why was the railway minister so terribly unhappy?
▪ Because he ordered the installation of a hundred highly efficient Carnot engines as part of his railways modernization scheme, while his officers could not procure even a single one.

Why did the under-trial prisoner get electrocuted in the court-room itself?
▪ Because of the charges thrown at him.

30. July 2012 by Avijit Lahiri
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