The Physics of Futurama

You might think that Futurama's an unlikely place to find a grab bag of graduate-level physics, but in an excellent new interview with the American Physical Society, creator David X. Cohen says viewers of his show will find just that.

The lengthy, awesome interview, which will be published in the next APS journal, details how Cohen himself made the transition from graduate student in physics to professional comedy writer, and includes a teaser of a science-heavy episode from the new season: