What are the best words of science?

AlephZero

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IMO the best words are "the funding for your next project has been approved" :biggrin:
 
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Except for their name, lots of terms associated with black holes:
Event Horizon
Singularity
Accretion Disk
quasar
 
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Personal Statement. Statement of purpose :cry::frown::cry:
...and of course anatidaephobia
 
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Forgot this beautiful term: Fourier transform.
Just lovely. Sounds fancy, advanced and wicked, almost like lobotomy:

Now, my dear friend, I will perform a Fourier transform on you.
 

AlephZero

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I like the Franglais term "modelization". It sounds much more philosophically esoteric than just "setting up a model".
 
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Most Eigen+stuff.
Eigenfrequency
EigenKet
Eigendecomposition
Eigenduck.
 
'Evaporation' is pretty cool. So is 'chronon'.

An anti-electron seems best termed a positron, but could you call an anti-proton a 'negatron'?

'Oooops': classic! Kinda like an erg... best pronounced 'eerrrgggg'.
 
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What about that fermi surface known as The Third Zone Monster?
 
I really like vector, sounds so cool =]
 
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lol superman....it actually is pretty cool.

some of my other favorites are
quasar
protoplanetary disk
nuclear and
nebula

oh and antimatter. love that one
 
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I always found nUcUlar intriguing also.
 
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The term 'tensor' has always captivated me.
 

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Mole
Boson

First makes me think of wind in the willows and second makes me think of a clown.
 
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mu , has so many meanings
 
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'Phasor' is one of my favorites.
"Today class, we are going to talk about PHASORS."... and suddenly you have the classes attention :cool:
 
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homoscedasticity Leptokurtosis
Entropy
Kruskal-Wallis
relativistic
atavistic
exegesis
hypothesis
eudemonic
 
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Spacetime
Vis viva
 
The more poetic words I thought the best: Parallax, Equinox, Neutrino, Quark, Condensate, Migration
Vorticis, and Albedo.
 
Re-reading this, Abiogenesis, and Nebula... those are cool science words too.
 

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