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Best names for scientific papers.

Postby Username4242 » Wed May 27, 2009 9:37 pm UTC

I read this one recently and guffawed--

"My theropod is bigger than yours…or not: Estimating body size from skull length in theropods."
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Re: Best names for scientific papers.

Postby arbivark » Thu May 28, 2009 2:13 am UTC

L. Golubović and S. Knudsen. “Classical and Statistical mechanics of celestial-scale spinning strings: Rotating space elevators.” Europhysics Letters, 86 (2009)
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Postby Carnildo » Thu May 28, 2009 2:42 am UTC

M. P. Johansson, J. Juselius (2005). "Arsole Aromaticity Revisited". Lett. Org. Chem. 2: 469–474.

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Re: Best names for scientific papers.

Postby Charlie! » Thu May 28, 2009 3:01 am UTC

An Analysis of the Forces Required to Drag Sheep Over Various Surfaces.

HARVEY J. T. ; CULVENOR J. ; PAYNE W. ; COWLEY S. ; LAWRANCE M. ; STUART D. ; WILLIAMS R.
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Postby Bobber » Thu May 28, 2009 6:06 am UTC

Charlie! wrote:An Analysis of the Forces Required to Drag Sheep Over Various Surfaces.

HARVEY J. T. ; CULVENOR J. ; PAYNE W. ; COWLEY S. ; LAWRANCE M. ; STUART D. ; WILLIAMS R.


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Re: Best names for scientific papers.

Postby quintopia » Thu May 28, 2009 7:28 am UTC

Knott, G. D. 1988. Linear open addressing and Peterson's theorem rehashed. BIT 28, 2 (Feb. 1988), 364-371. DOI= http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF01934101

Yeah, I'm a sucker for bad puns. And as the author himself has said "It's not for punning, it's punning for Knott!"

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Postby Omegaton » Thu May 28, 2009 7:19 pm UTC

The amorous Gammarus: The relationship between precopula duration and size-assortative mating in G. pulex. Elwood, RW; Dick, JTA. Animal Behaviour. Vol. 39, no. 5, pp. 828-833. 1990.

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Re: Best names for scientific papers.

Postby Jt4096 » Fri May 29, 2009 2:47 am UTC

Does your robot need a flamethrower? Automated astronomical instrumentation in Antarctica

Search for the title here if you don't believe me: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abstract_service.html

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Re: Best names for scientific papers.

Postby Shelagh » Sat May 30, 2009 7:22 pm UTC


I love it.

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Re: Best names for scientific papers.

Postby psyck0 » Sat May 30, 2009 8:02 pm UTC

I don't get it. Alphabet?

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Re: Best names for scientific papers.

Postby qetzal » Sat May 30, 2009 8:19 pm UTC

Greek alphabet. Alpha, beta, gamma,....

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Re: Best names for scientific papers.

Postby Zauderer » Sun May 31, 2009 5:16 pm UTC

Baker, H. G.: Lively linear Lisp: “look ma, no garbage!”. SIGPLAN Not. 27, 8 (Aug. 1992), 89-98.

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Re: Best names for scientific papers.

Postby eta oin shrdlu » Sun May 31, 2009 10:15 pm UTC

I've always been fond of this one: Pointless Spaces in General Relativity (Int.J.Theor.Phys. 34 (1995) 717-732).

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