CERN is an organization which can be accredited for bringing us the internet via Tim Berners-Lee, along with other scientific and technological advancements. Lately, they’ve been utilizing their Large Hadron Collider, the world’s largest particle accelerator to find the higgs boson. Which is also called the “god particle“.
You would think an organization dealing with something like the higgs boson has professional presentations with sleek and stylish designs. Or they could present a slideshow using Comic-Sans as the font. As proven by this photo, and tweet from the person who looks to have discovered the font use first.
The photo and knowledge of CERN, the organization with some of the most brilliant minds in the world using Comic-Sans, has led to ridicule from not just people on Twitter but other sources as well. The most interesting being this YouTube video, which I have no words to describe. Apparently, God is a hipster in sunglasses.
Here’s some other funny reactions from Twitter users, poking fun at the group of people who could easily wipe us all out.
CERN, the creators of the Large Hadron Collider, have used Comic Sans on their presentation. I don’t want to live on this planet any more.
@CERN‘s use of Comic Sans into consideration when they award the next prize. Not looking good.I’m pretty sure the Nobel Committee will take
#CERN used Comic Sans deliberately to measure the expressions of disgust in Twitter (currently travelling faster than the speed of spit)
If I may interject, I think we’re being a little hard on CERN here. These people are trying to unlock the mysteries of the universe, not impress us with their amazing design choices during their presentation. However, you would think an organization which is looking into these mysteries would know Comic-Sans can stir up enough rage to make their LHC look like a pop-gun. They might find solace within the walls of the Comic-Sans Project though.