As a followup to the post on Roz Chast’s Symmetry magazine cartoons, I get to tell you* about a fun competition! The prize? A Roz Chast autographed copy of the May edition of Symmetry magazine (yes, that’s the one she did the cover for) and an appearance in a later edition of the magazine!
You can find the entry details at Symmetry magazine here, and I quote:
Cartoonist Roz Chast has busted the field of particle physics wide open with her pioneering cover for this issue of symmetry. We say itâ€™s about time: Why limit ourselves to the same old list of particles that have actually been discovered, or at least properly theorized? So hereâ€™s the challenge: Invent an elementary particle and tell us what it does in 30 words or fewer. A drawing would be nice, but not mandatory. [...]
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