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21 Tweets That Will Make Scientists Laugh, Cry, Or Both

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*trump becomes president* NASA: Shit *a few weeks later* NASA: we've found 7 planets, 3 we can live on and there's… https://t.co/C7OH3PCqIg

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At a tech startup talk. This is what they say about working w academics @Worse_Reviewer @AcademicsSay

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Burnout risk check for aid workers. Currently scoring pretty high as an academic, without working in a war zone...

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You guys I found some post doc opportunities

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I fucking LOVE science. *is handed peer reviewed journal* Haha nonono I meant CGI pictures of space with misattributed quotes as captions

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- Article please - Abstract? - No, article - HTML? - No, PDF - Weird PDF? - No, PDF - PDF in browser? - No, PDF - Download PDF? - Yes - OK

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This mannequin just threw a textbook in the garbage and told me to call it by its first name

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One of my TAs is a dog and here are her Office Hours

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fyi if i don’t get back to your email for a few days it’s bc i’m still figuring out how to respond to this one

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Literally me attempting to pass GCSE physics

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Possibly the saddest, most heart breaking "This exhibit is currently out of order" sign ever!!

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Land: Okay, there's like 4 basic shapes and everything is pretty much that. Water: I MADE A MONSTER FROM FEATHERS A… https://t.co/9h3MZaqBDt

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Plot idea: 97% of the world's scientists contrive an environmental crisis, but are exposed by a plucky band of billionaires & oil companies.

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male scientist 1: well? male scientist 2: it's for sure one or the other male placard shopkeep: guys, we're closing

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"You might be a working astronaut, BUT I AM A MAN"

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Google autocomplete is making me worry about the public perception of where my salary comes from.

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This cat as a metaphor for imposter syndrome.

Kelly Oakes is science editor for BuzzFeed and is based in London.

Contact Kelly Oakes at kelly.oakes@buzzfeed.com.

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