24 thoughts on “Science Puns for Lunch

        1. Thank you! My daughter’s hs chem teacher used to use this sort of puzzle to help them review and I used to try to figure them out. Also I work in a path lab and we always have puzzle contests during lab week. I’m a helpdesk tech but I always love figuring them out.

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    Alright – I’m offering up three sets of science stickers – one to Tabby Lavalamp who first posted about the Ferris/Ferrous Wheel, and one each to Lorax and Robert B who answered at almost exactly the same time with the “Ferrous” spelling. If you would like me to send you stickers, you three can contact me at [email protected] with the address to which you’d like me to send the stickers, or I’ll contact you via the email with which you commented. Thanks for playing!

    1. 6.2

      What does it say about how vigourously I protect my online privacy and anonymity that I’m considering turning the stickers down?
      At this point it’s verging on paranoia so I’m going to go ahead and send you the information with a heartfelt thank you…

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    Doctor: Bad news, the test results show an extra methyl group on your left big toe.
    Patient: Is it serious? can it be removed?
    Doctor: No, I’m afraid it’s terminal.

      1. Close, but note that I specified the *definite* integral of 1/x from 1 to cabin. I.e. the area under 1/x from 1..cabin. No C needed.

        It’s a natural log cabin.

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