Slide titled "When Will the Sun Have Hot Flashes in the Next (Up Goer) Five or So Years?"

Small Words, Big Ideas: Up Goer Five

Every community of practice evolves its own vocabulary, and scientists and science communicators often rib themselves for how jargony STEM can be. In the late 1970’s, tech film narrator Bud Haggert created the affectionately cheeky “Turbo Encabulator“, using plausible but made-up jargon to make this classic engineering sketch incomprehensible. Engineers have delighted in recreating and[…]