London Paralympics Opening Ceremonies Get Science-y
Last night marked the opening of the 2012 Paralympic Games, and they featured a heavy dose of science. Stephen Hawking narrated a portion of the ceremonies (top right), the world’s largest simultaneous apple chomp helped commemorate Newton’s physics legacy (top left) and a group of umbrellas signified the discovery of the Higgs boson … which is completely obvious, RIGHT?!
More details about the opening sciencemonies at New Scientist.
(images via london2012.com)