Saturday, June 21, 2014

Beware the Retired Engineer!

Physicists often complain about the volume of mail they receive from crackpots who want them to verify their badly conceived theories. What I didn’t realize is that any given crackpot has a high likelihood of being a retired engineer, and more specifically a retired electrical engineer! It came as quite a shock to learn this, since I happen to be a retired electrical engineer (and, some would say, a crackpot as well).