This gives a whole new meaning to "Political Science." Vaccinated
people have been generating and shedding variants of COVID-19.
Health Organization) designates each new variant with progressive letters in the
Greek alphabet, beginning with Alpha. Until a few days ago they were up to the Nu
variant. Next came the Omicron variant. "What happened to
Xi?" you might reasonably ask. It so happens that
Xi (Jinping) is the name
of China's dictator, so "the Science" we are admonished to listen to decided
to removed it. Anything which might reminding people that the virus originated in
a gain of function experiment in Wuhan, China would be, inconvenient.
A dilemma is created though because now we need
Ministry of Truth to replace all former references to Xi (Ξ, ξ) with some other
symbol. Let me be the first to suggest a spiked virus icon
Damping ratio henceforth is written as = 2.5 rather than the traditional ξ=2.5. Similarly
there is the baryon (rather than the
Xi baryon), the
function, potential difference
is volts, the Scientific Research Honor Society
is now Sigma
. Furthermore, the symbol for the
value of 60 in Greek numerals is hereafter
. It also denotes "no change" in
universal set in set theory,
the initial mass function
in astronomy, the Killing
vector in general relativity, a small displacement in
MHD plasma stability.
You get the idea.
In these insane days when you are admonished to "believe the science," do so
at your own risk; there is clearly an agenda in play.
RF Cafe Engineering Theme crossword puzzle for November 28, 2021, was created
in order to restore Xi to its rightful place as the 14th letter in the Greek alphabet.
Posted November 28, 2021