Faster Than Light Humor

This is the best joke I have heard about faster-than-light neutrinos:

The bartender says “Sorry, we don’t serve faster than light neutrinos”.

A faster than light neutrino walks into a bar.

Author: Keith Humphreys

Keith Humphreys is the Esther Ting Memorial Professor of Psychiatry at Stanford University and an Honorary Professor of Psychiatry at Kings College London. His research, teaching and writing have focused on addictive disorders, self-help organizations (e.g., breast cancer support groups, Alcoholics Anonymous), evaluation research methods, and public policy related to health care, mental illness, veterans, drugs, crime and correctional systems. Professor Humphreys' over 300 scholarly articles, monographs and books have been cited over thirteen thousand times by scientific colleagues. He is a regular contributor to Washington Post and has also written for the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Monthly, San Francisco Chronicle, The Guardian (UK), The Telegraph (UK), Times Higher Education (UK), Crossbow (UK) and other media outlets.

10 thoughts on “Faster Than Light Humor”

  1. Your reporting on it only now, suggesting very recent first hearing of the joke, suggests that there are still some things that travel considerably more slowly than light.

    1. It’s obvious that this is the joke’s first posting and others were just repeating it at an earlier time.

  2. For this to be the *best* joke, you would have to’ve heard at least two other FTL-neutrino jokes. Which I really hope you haven’t.

    1. Surely for this to be the *best* joke, he only has to eventually hear at least two other FTL-neutrino jokes?

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