Summer Friday Fun Blog: Science Humor

It is the start of summer here in Wisconsin, so it’s time for some Friday Fun (#FridayFun) blog posts on Promega Connections. To kick us off, I have scraped the internet for a few good and groaner, G-rated science jokes.

So, here it goes, a few jokes to send you smiling (or shaking your head) into your weekend.

Has anyone read the book on antigravity? I hear you can’t put it down.
Has anyone read the book on anti-gravity? I hear you can’t put it down.







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A Little Science Humor for Lunch

At ScienceOnline 2012, Brian Malow also known as @sciencecomedian performed a short routine during the Saturday lunch. He complained that several jokes floating around the web were not attributed to him so I thought I would share a few I remembered complete with attribution. His sense of humor appealed to me as I was raised in a home rife with puns. Yes, my family can carry on an entire conversation dedicated to a single theme, no music necessary.

Fans of the television show “The Big Bang Theory” are likely to understand this reference: Schrödinger’s cat walked into a bar…or did it?

For chemistry buffs: Helium drifted into a bar. The bartender says “We don’t serve noble gases in this bar.” Helium doesn’t react.

If you enjoy reading about the Large Hadron Collider and the search for a certain particle: A Higgs Boson entered a church. The priest said “We don’t allow your kind in here.” The Higgs Boson replied “Without me, you have no mass.”

Microbiologists may appreciate this one: An infectious disease enters a bar. The bartender says “We don’t serve your kind. You’re Staph.”

More wordplay with particles: A neutron enters a bar. The bartender says “For you, no charge.”