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March 11, 2009

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Katie

No protons? So its atomic level is zero?

Katie

Gah I meant atomic number. Doh. (Ow my nerd cred.)

nell nestor

And it's only just been discovered? Seems like to me this stuff's been around for quite a while.

Bears

This dates at least from the Roman Empire, or possibly the Assyrian.

Bonnie

My colleague Jeff Harris maintains that there is a Law of Conservation of Bureaucracy -- the existence proof being that when the Soviet Union collapsed, that bureaucracy could not be destroyed, and therefore it wound up in the U.S. Department of Energy. For 10 points (and restored nerd cred), define the amount of governmentium required to create a critical morass in the Forrestal Building.

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