Upside Down Chart Taken by Experimentalist to Theorist

The experimentalist comes running excitedly into the theorist's office, waving a graph taken off his latest experiment.

"Hmmm," says the theorist, "That's exactly where you'd expect to see that peak. Here's the reason."

A long logical explanation follows. In the middle of it, the experimentalist says

"Wait a minute", studies the chart for a second, and says,

"Oops, this is upside down." He fixes it. "Hmmm," says the theorist, "you'd expect to see a dip in exactly that position. Here's the reason...".

Sent by: Joke Labs posted on 08 December 2006