It was a windy walk last week along the Charles River from my hotel to the MIT campus. I arrived at the Student Center, in search of a t-shirt or hat to take home with me. It was my first time ever on campus, and I was excited to bring back a souvenir from my dad's alma mater.
I noticed an interesting shirt that had a bunch of periodic table elements and other math-related symbols, like the imaginary number "i". I asked the student next to me, "hey, what does this shirt mean?". He responded immediately and quickly: "Science"!
I felt like a dunce. Of...