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The Big Bang effect

November 19, 2011

I love The Big Bang Theory, and I believe every nerds and tech geeks also love the tv show, but this report from The Guardian UK seems a bit too much:

One pupil, Tom Whitmore, 15, from Brighton, acknowledged that Big Bang Theory had contributed to his decision, with a number of classmates, to consider physics at A-level, and in causing the subject to be regarded as “cool”. “The Big Bang Theory is a great show and it’s definitely made physics more popular. And disputes between classmates now have a new way of being settled: with a game of rock, paper, scissors, lizard, Spock,” he said.

Suddenly being ‘geeky’ is cool again, thanks Sheldon and friends.

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