I b'lieve the last two posts exemplify Snow's idea of Two Cultures, not really talking to each other. Who cares about the physics if the silly thing scans well??
Variant ending to #1--
He left for Bombay on the following day And returned on the previous night.
On the subject of the latest wrinkle in the Big Bang, which is to generate it out of about ten dimensions:
Steve Weinberg, returning from Texas,/ Brings dimensions aplenty to vex us,/ But the new ones are all/ Wrapt up in a ball/ So tiny they never perplex us.
More on my level:
Starkle, starkle, little twink-- Who the Hell you are, I think??