Argonne National Laboratory

2012 science haiku winners

July 1, 2012

Haiku Syllables()
If (not line two) return five;
else return seven;
 —Amanda Wagner

Using CERN's email
This haiku is submitted
Before I write it...
 —William Elias

Einstein taught us this:
If time flies like an arrow,
The arrow is bent.
 —Dave Baurac

Muon, gluon, quark.
Lepton, hadron, boson, *sigh*
Can't they name them Fred?
 —Constance Vanni

See your haiku in the next magazine! The haiku contest is open to all. You may submit up to three in the typical English-language format: one line with 5 syllables, one with 7 syllables, and another with 5 syllables, for a total of 17 syllables). The poem can cover any aspect of science or engineering. Submit entries to