Friday, December 11, 2015

Great First Lines: It is the 21st century Edition

From's blog, one of today's stories on quantum computing:
"This morning I was speaking to quantum-entanglement expert Jian-Wei Pan, who shares the Physics World Breakthrough of the Year 2015 award for his work on quantum teleportation...."

And that of course, for a couple reasons, reminded me of another opening sentence:
"I am on the train from Geneva to Zurich, bound for the annual forecasting dinner of the Swiss Chartered Financial Analyst society..."
-Izabella Kaminska writing for the paper rather than for Alphaville