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18 Ways Being A Science Student Changes You Forever

Hypothesis: Scientists are the best. Experiment: No need of course we are.

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3. It is really really hard not to point out the scientific mistakes in films.

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In Armageddon that comet was not big enough to have the gravitational pull to hold on to that rover. Sooooo unbelievable.

4. When people say the word "chemicals" to mean unhealthy additives, you instantly judge them.

Everything is made of chemicals, literally EVERYTHING in the world. You are basically just a big ol' lump of chemicals.

5. You have a very high tolerance for boredom.

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Once you've sat through a double lecture on the finer nuances of thermodynamics, while hungover, reading that report doesn't seem so bad.

6. You feel ashamed if someone asks a science question and you don't know the answer.

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Even if it's a physics question and you studied biology, you feel you should still know.

7. But there are some things you don't think you'll ever forget.

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You may not ever use that equation again, but you wrote it down so many times you couldn't forget it if you wanted to.

9. But all sciences command more respect than those artsy people.

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The bitterness you felt when you had 30 hours of labs a week and they just had six fun sounding lectures has definitely not worn off.

10. You have no sympathy when people complain about having to write essays on actually interesting topics.


Their dissertation was on something adults would discuss at a polite dinner party. I wrote 15,000 words one protein only found in Asian caterpillars. Please complain elsewhere artsy folk.

13. You are exceptionally good at pouring.

If you spend time in a wet lab, then you will have unrivaled pouring skills. Funnels are for weaklings.

14. Science jokes are the best jokes, and anyone who doesn't get them is obviously a loser.

Na Na Na Na Na Na BATMAN. Geddit?!?

16. Drinking out of science glassware > drinking out of regular glasses.

17. You aren't afraid of a challenge.

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After you got your head around string theory or learnt the name of every bone in the human body, that presentation at work doesn't seem so bad.

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