CERN: “poorly thought out explanations like that just detract from how cool the Force really is.”

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Great news from Cern, for the day that’s in it...

Researchers at the Large Hadron Collider just recently started testing the accelerator for running at the higher energy of 13 TeV, and already they have found new insights into the fundamental structure of the universe. Though four fundamental forces  – the strong force, the weak force, the electromagnetic force and gravity – have been well documented and confirmed in experiments over the years, CERN announced today the first unequivocal evidence for the Force. “Very impressive, this result is,” said a diminutive green spokesperson for the laboratory.

CERN librarian Tullio Basaglia has learnt to harness the Force to return reference books to their shelves (Image: Max Brice and Daniel Dominguez/CERN)

“The Force is what gives a particle physicist his powers,” said CERN theorist Ben Kenobi of the University of Mos Eisley, Tatooine. “It’s an energy field created by all living things. It surrounds us; and penetrates us; it binds the galaxy together.”

Do read it all, it is priceless! Even this glorious parting shot at that living Hollywood saint, George Lucas…

“We hope to continue to study the Force, and perhaps use it to open doors with our minds and fly around and stuff,” said TIE experimentalist Fan Buoi. “Right now, to be honest, I don’t really care how it works. The theory department have some crackpot idea about life forms called midi-chlorians, but frankly I think that poorly thought out explanations like that just detract from how cool the Force really is.”

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  • barnshee

    Not as good as theNolan show this am which has created near meltdown with his spoof on payment for telehone calls

  • “Very impressive, this result is,” said a diminutive green spokesperson for the laboratory.

    Heh.

  • Thomas Barber

    Not a word about parallel universes or extra dimensions too, ah well obviously there’s some sort of joke in there directed at Sinn Fein among the something something about dark forces.