Here lies Isaac Newton - A body at rest tends to stay at rest.
Here lies Euclid - or at least his elements.
Here lies Heisenberg - maybe. If we indeed know
he was, we would not know where he is going.
Here lies Fermat - There isn't room enough for a proper epitaph.
Here lies Clausius - maximizing his entropy.
Here lies Albert Einstein - but his rest mass keeps decreasing.
Here lies Erwin Schrodinger - but without opening the
casket, we can't be
sure he's dead.
Here lies J. Willard Gibbs - undergoing a phase change.
Here lies Amedeo Avogadro - damn those moles!
Here lies Antoine Lavoisier - he should have stuck
but lost his head over taxes.
Here lies Pierre Curie - don't worry, it's a reflected glow.
Here lies Niels Bohr - now in the ground state.
Here lies Irving Langmuir - no longer a Surface Chemist.
John Hubisz has provided a few more that others have sent to him:
Here lies Alessandro Volta - well grounded at last. Prue Schran
Here lies Hans Bethe - He is now undergoing Be-tay decay. Jim Kernohan
Here the body of Ettore Majorana does not lie - his
missing. Gerald Zani
Here lies Pauli - Room for one more. Paul Nord
Here lies Pauli - Spinning in his grave. Andy Gavrin
Here lies Pauli - he can only be in one grave at a time. Aaron Titus
Not Quite Scientists
Here lies Beethoven - he's "decomposing".
Here lies a lawyer and an honest man - two people are
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