Antagonizing people when you don't have to is like casting your garbage on the waters. One day it may come floating back, smelling worse.
Physics is the science of all the tremendously powerful invisibilities - of magnetism, electricity, gravity, light, sound, cosmic rays. Physics is the science of the mysteries of the universe. How could anyone think it dull?
Emotion is a rotten base for politics.
Now they're bouncing messages off the stars. Bet the messages aren't worth the technology. Think of "See you Friday, Ethel", chattering round the eternal spheres.