1437: Higgs Boson
Title text: 'Can't you just use the LHC you already built to find it again?' 'We MAY have disassembled it to build a death ray.' 'Just one, though.' 'Nothing you should worry about.' 'The death isn't even very serious.'
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This comic is a play on the term "finding" in terms of particles. The actual usage would mean to discover or observe the particle. Instead, Cueball and Ponytail claim that they "lost" the Higgs Boson, so they need money to "find" it again.
Voice Offscreen: Tell us about your proposal.
Ponytail: We're requesting $3 billion in funding to find the Higgs boson.
Voice Offscreen: ...wait. Didn't you already find it a year or two ago?
Cueball: Yes, well, um.
Ponytail: ...OK, this is embarrassing.
Cueball: See, the thing is —
Voice Offscreen: Don't tell us you lost it already.
Ponytail: In our defense, it's really small.