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The Sciences

Good News/Bad News: Nobel Edition

Cosmic VarianceBy Sean CarrollJanuary 13, 2012 7:59 PM

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The good news about winning the Nobel Prize: you get better parking on campus. The bad news: Sheldon Cooper makes fun of you on national TV. Of course you don't need to watch the ceremonies to learn what all the scientists are wearing this year. I am reliably informed that a regular tuxedo is not good enough; you need to go full white tie and tails. (Interestingly, the Peace Prize is more casual; black tie or "national costume" is perfectly acceptable.)

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