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Saint Peter's Square was created so that more people could be in the presence of the Pope and was named after Saint Peter, one of Jesus's apostles.
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I am a nerd by heredity. My dad is a Physics buff and he gave me this groaner:
A Higgs-Boson particle walked into a Catholic church one day.
Father looked up and said, "Oh good. We can have mass."
I am loving this thread, guys -- the puns, the fascinating science. Here's my addition: Homeostasis is a process in science where things return to their original status after change. The marriage and family therapy field liked this term and adapted it to use it when a family, couple or some other group changes, but somebody isn't comfortable with the change, so the mother in law, or wife, or child or whomever, acts challenging to bring out the past negative behavior.
About the tractor beam: Yeah, Scotty, tractor beam me up a boyfriend!