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FQXi FORUM
November 16, 2019

CATEGORY: Show Me the Physics! Video Contest (2014) [back]
TOPIC: Standup Physicist by Saad M Sarwana [refresh]
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Saad Sarwana wrote on Aug. 6, 2014 @ 20:37 GMT
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Video URL

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GrU8H40goJU



Video Description

Standup Comedian and Physicist Saad Sarwana talks about being a Physicist and Being TA for Physics class in graduate school.

Video Creator Bio

Saad grew up in Pakistan, and moved to Canada and eventually the US for college, where he completed a graduate degree in Physics. He 's a professional published physicist by day and a standup comedian by night. Saad has been performing standup and Improvisational comedy for over 17 years. Saad can be seen around the world on the hit Discovery International show called “You Have Been Warned" and "Outrageous Acts of Science"

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Julien Clinton Sprott wrote on Aug. 14, 2014 @ 05:37 GMT
Funny guy and typical of physics TAs, but not much real physics content in his act.

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Saad Sarwana replied on Sep. 3, 2014 @ 14:25 GMT
Sorry that clip was made for at real comedy club for a mainstream audience.

If you are interested in jokes only physicists will understand here is the link..

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7GRP0yZp5Xg

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Teresa Mendes wrote on Aug. 23, 2014 @ 22:35 GMT
Hi Saad

You made me laugh. It was refreshing.

Can you ask Super-Conductivity, the one with special powers that fights crime, to help me start this scientific revolution?

I think I will need all the help I can ... hehe.

Keep making people laugh. I will vote for you because you make people feel good about Physics, and that is interesting and relevant.

Good luck with the contest.

Teresa

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Cristinel Stoica wrote on Sep. 11, 2014 @ 07:17 GMT
Ha ha, funny! I wish you good luck! If you have time, I would appreciate if you will watch and rate my videos The puzzle of quantum reality and Can a black hole keep a secret?.

Best regards,

Cristi

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Schatzie Dudee wrote on Sep. 12, 2014 @ 19:28 GMT
DUUUUUUDE - I loved your video. So much so that I posted it on my FB page. Thanks so much. My children are all (half) Indian and will appreciate your humor as much as I did. Loved the Erkel reference.

Also, if you get a chance, please vote for our 2 short videos. We would really appreciate it:

http://fqxi.org/community/forum/topic/2167

http://fqxi.org
/community/forum/topic/2230

Thanks!

Schatzie, Anjali, Serena and Neena Dudee

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Member Marc Séguin wrote on Sep. 13, 2014 @ 00:36 GMT
Saad,

Thank you for your funny video that brings much needed humor to this contest! I just left you a vote, which brings you closer to the 10 votes needed to be considered for the finals.

I hope you have the time to take a look at my not-that-funny trilogy of videos "This Is Physics".

Part 3, "Physics Into Darkness", is still short on community votes, so if you could rate it, it would be very appreciated! Here are the direct links:

1. One Physics To Rule Them All

2. Forces Are Not Enough

3. Physics Into Darkness




Michael muteru wrote on Sep. 13, 2014 @ 12:39 GMT
Dear saad

All work and no play makes jack a dull boy,I have a question for you here in my video Erwin shroedinger put a cat in a box,and when the jester came he pulled out a rabbit why is it so? Why does the cat contemplate suicide ? hope you have answers and maybe how many teeth does a pigeon have.anyway its all jokes.I appreciate you alot voted for you hope you find time to rate my video here- http://fqxi.org/community/forum/topic/2223.thanks all the best

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