03/25/2012 03:32 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Hidden Beauty in Turboencabulators

You might ask yourself, "What in the world is this guy in the white lab coat talking about?"

Something potentially very cool, and possibly beautiful -- although mostly fictional -- but it is lost in translation. This is a startling example of why we as scientists must be better communicators!

This scientist is about as effective a communicator as Charlie Brown's teacher:

Thanks, Cara Santa Maria, for sharing!

A version of this article was published at Dean's Corner at ScienceBlogs.