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Scientists Missing a Letter
Can you name the scientists who lost their letters?
Featured Jun 26, 2010
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Each curious description contains a word or words in ALL CAPS that is an anagram of the scientist's last name minus the missing letter for that scientist.
Chemistry Laws Named After Scientists
Helped us figure out why disease ERUPTS
Made detailed planetary observations for all to HEAR
Created enough charts of the center of our universe that you might call him a SUN COPIER
Explained the uncertainty that a bunch of fat cats in a box might be some RICH GONERS
Told us that if it's ten to us then for someone travelling at half the speed of light IT'S NINE
Said you really want to have sex with your mother but he wasn't trying to be RUDE
Explained the universe robotically and his laughter sounds funny: 'Ha. Ha. Ha. HA,' WINK
Said the atom's outer shell is like an electron ORB
Discovered radium and was exposed to it in such a way that there is no CURE
Found how cells' surfaces affect development and saw termination in the protein TSU
Wrote the motion laws that explain the ways that planets attract and REPEL
Made a table of the elements where they were organized in a way that he would DEEM EVEN
Cried 'eureka' for his many discoveries and knew that bouyancy was the one 'for which I SEARCHED!'
Brought gravitation and calculus to the ye olde TOWNE
Saw an animalcule, and thought: 'This attractive wiggler looks like a WEE EEL HUNK!'
Founded quantum theory and told us new ideas are accepted when the young see they make sense and the old cranks go CLANK
Also won a Nobel Prize for radiation, but he is the only notable scientist who works for this quiz question and therefore he is a CUE REBEL
Determined that species are naturally selected after the Beagle caught A WIND
Created alternating current for lighting so we can now all stay out LATE
Constructed a model for deoxyribonucleic acid that was as good AS NOW
Made mathematical analyses that caused his contemporaries to LEER
Detailed the chemistry of combustion so that we would later want to RAISE OIL
Is king of the ants and as a child was stung in his LOINS
For electricity he found the ELM. LAW
Broke ground on human sexuality, so don't twist your panties into a SKEIN
Found the butterfly effect by being a bit of a LONER
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