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Leonard and Sheldon are sent a letter asking them to present their paper on "Paradoxical Moment-of-Inertia Changes Due to Putative Super-Solids".> Sheldon threw it out without telling Leonard about it.


Paradoxical Moment-of-Inertia Chages Due to Putative Super-Solids
Sheldon distrupting the audience

Sheldon crashing the seminar

The Cooper-Hofstadter Polarization
Written by Sheldon and Leonard

The Cooper-Hofstadter Polarization


The paper was Sheldon's idea but Leonard designed the experiment that proved the theory, but Sheldon says that the theory didn't need proving people should take his word for it. He doesn't want Leonard to go, saying he forbids it. Leonard decides to go without Sheldon and Penny helps Leonard find something to wear for the presentation. Leonard says there is no way to compromise with Sheldon because he's "bat-crap crazy.". Penny tries to help to fix the argument, but tells Sheldon that Leonard said he had had a lucky hunch and he was the main body of the paper. Sheldon tells Leonard never to speak to him again and disguises himself to go to the conference without being noticed. Sheldon tells the audience how he was walking in a park and saw children on a Merry-Go-Round and gave him the idea for the paper. Sheldon and Leonard get into a physical fight after Sheldon tried to blow up Leonard's head. Howard videos the fight and puts it online and naming it "Physicists Gone Wild"


  • Sheldon and Leonard went alphabetically surnames on the paper.
  • Leonard wears a reversible tie to the presentation
  • Sheldon compares Leonard's and his fight to be bigger than Galileo and The Pope.
  • Due to their fighting, Sheldon was consipated.
  • Leonard wears a corduroy suit.
  • Penny, Raj and Wolowitz go with Leonard.
  • There were about 20-25 people at the conference.
  • Sheldon says he doesn't need validation from lesser minds than him.
  • Leonard got his doctorate at 24.
  • Leonard admits he's an egotist.
  • The pair discovered a previously unknown state of pattern