Science Puns

Science puns always get a reaction. And these are no exception. Yes, they definitely won’t zinc without trace! Enjoy them and then check out our physics jokes, biology jokes and chemistry jokes too!

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Funny Science Puns

Why don’t they galvanize ships?

Because that would make them zinc.

My parents always brought me up to believe the sky’s the limit.

Which was a shame because I wanted to be an astronaut.

The local band stand was struck by lightening yesterday while the band was playing.

Only the conductor was hit.

Two blood cells met and fell in love.

Alas it was all in vein.

Did you hear about the urologist who became an aerospace engineer?

He developed an incontinental ballistic missile.

The name’s Bond. Ionic Bond. Taken, not shared.

I don’t think I need a spine.

It’s holding me back.

Breeders of lab science animals are part of the rat race.

Geology rocks!

I’ve been trying to think of an electrical pun but now my head Hertz.

If Iron Man and the Silver Surfer teamed up together, would they be alloys?


Wanna hear a pun about gold?

I was going to become a biologist. But all the endless coursework on hearts and lungs and kidneys and so on just made it seem like one long organ recital.

The cost of the space program is astronomical.

Air resistance is a real drag.

Organ donors really put their heart into it.

You know what’s cool about chemistry?

Endothermic reactions.

Why did the hipster chemist get burnt?

Because he touched the beaker before it was cool.

Do you find bone puns humerus?

Who brings colorful eggs to chemist’s kids every spring?

The Ether Bunny.

What do you call an acid with attitude?

A meano-acid.

Books on helium are so hard to put down.

It’s getting hard to zinc of new science puns because so many of them argon.

Organic chemistry is really hard.

Those who study it have alkynes of trouble.

I’m fascinated by water’s gas form.

It mist-ifies me.

I like looking at a chart of all the chemical elements…


Funny chemistry puns always get a good reaction.

What does a biologist wear when they’re going out?

Designer genes.

What did one tectonic plate say to the other when they bumped into each other?

Sorry, that was my fault.

Do scientists who study the sun have a flare for research?

Did you hear about the neutron who was arrested?

He was released without charge.

Oxygen went on a date with potassium last night.

It went OK.

A chemistry lab is like a big party.

Some drop the acid while others drop the base.

What type of fish do two sodium atoms make?


How do you tell the difference between boys and girls?

Take their genes down.

I can eat sugar with either hand…

I’m ambidextrose.

What kind of bears dissolve in water?

Polar bears.

More Funny Puns

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