The NYTimes has an article on its ‘Science’ pages today that refers to something we in Bavaria (if in any way connected to school) are thinking about at the moment: vacations. To be more precise, it is about ten things we needn’t worry about when on vacation: 10 Things to Scratch From Your Worry List, assembled and explained by John Tierney.
I approached the article in a kind of relaxed anticipation of amusement. But although there are some amusing points as well (#9. The universe’s missing mass; and #10. Unmarked wormholes), as I went from one point to the next, my sense of amusement somehow …

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