Science of mixing the earth's elements together in glass containers and heating them in order to produce bubbles.
The wooden sticks and colored balls of life.
Numbers that have to be balanced carefully throughout the periodic table or the chart will tilt to one side.
Chemical mixture invented by detectives and military fiction writers to describe the smell of a recently fired gun.
Study of the formation and structure of crystals that may very well be a legitimate science, but c'mon.
Evolutionary imperative that protects human ears from the human voice.
Highly contagious virus located on the surface of everything.
One of the most popular forms of child to eat.
Liquid component of the Earth that includes oceans, lakes, ponds, streams, and deserts, but not that last one.
Violent burst of energy produced by the interaction of combustible materials that is required to resolve the story lines of all movies, books, and plays.
Remains of any living thing that was consumed by a rock.
Study of solid-Earth processes while wearing a button-down plaid shirt tucked into jeans.
Naturally occurring phenomenon that gives weight to objects of mass and what acclaimed film and stage actor Frank Langella brings to nearly every role.
Sudden blockage of blood to the heart muscle caused by a spur-of-the-moment, surprise visit from one's grandchildren.
Object, generally metal, used to demonstrate how a magnet works.
Science of numbers, space, and quantity that, due to its total lack of ambiguity, perfectly rational constructions, and imperviousness to personal prejudice and cultural bias, is deemed difficult.
Field of medicine concerned with explaining to people that 'seeing' is irrelevant since the ultimate nature of reality is unknowable and then sending them home.
Field specializing in treating those afflicted with feet.
Decayed husk of the Earth's dead twin.
Elliptical path a body takes around a piece of pie before eating it.
Science dealing with matter and energy that needs to cut the crap and build a time machine already.
Process by which trees use sunlight, water, and carbon dioxide to create enough energy to pull humans underground with their strong roots and suck them up into their trunks to harvest their nutrients.
Aesthetic phenomenon that accentuates breakups and funerals.
Farthest distance a line can travel from the center of a circle before realizing there is no escape.
Highly organized, methodical process of systematically taking credit for 'discovering' things that were already there.
Biological means by which men create other, smaller men through the use of an intermediary.
Unspeakably arid, craggy, desertlike wasteland named after the Roman god of love and beauty.
Fourth planet from the sun that once had water, according to geological evidence such as channels, valleys, and elevated lifeguard chairs.
Extremely versatile undifferentiated cell that will take on the properties of whatever political platform it is placed next to.
30-mile-thick segment of the earth's outer shell composed of granitic and basaltic rock that shifts when moved around by massive subterranean monsters.
Optical instrument designed to make distant celestial objects appear nearer, typically attached to a hinged tripod that allows the user to quickly point the lens skyward as though that's what he was doing all along.
Person who directs a philharmonic orchestra in the back of a tractor-trailer.
Vent from which molten rock or lava issues, and one of the few things the earth does that still impresses humanity.
Clear, odorless, tasteless liquid that almost single-handedly revived the moribund car wash industry.
Particle physics concept attempting to reconcile quantum mechanics and general relativity that is either the most elegant, all-encompassing theory about the universe in history, or total bulls***.
Homely rounded shape that merely serves as a reminder of how perfect and beautiful an actual circle is.
Basic unit of matter that, when joined with others, forms an airplane.
Powerful, high-energy particle accelerator designed to answer fundamental questions about the universe, though scientists currently lack the technology to get it to talk.
Molten rock that comes into a person's life and changes it forever.