Alan Alda was in a great TV show called M*A*S*H, but now does lots informal science education.
Brian Green is one of the smartest people in the world and knows lots about string theory.

But Brian Greene, feel short in a bet between the two recently when Alan Alda could successfully explain string theory, but Greene couldn't hum the catchy theme song to the TV show (and movie), Suicide is Painless....yes, that's the name of the song.

So as penance, Green had to learn and hum the entire song in front of a big science conference audience. I love it when scientists are nerdy in a real people sort of way.

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