10 Halloween Costumes Only Science Nerds Would Appreciate

“Why can you never trust atoms? They make up everything!”

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Basically, these girls don’t need help reading their pH scales

Here’s why you should be paying attention to the pH levels in your skincare products.

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Who said Iron Man needed an armoured suit?

These films were the biggest box-office hits of the year, according to filmsite.org. Did your favourites make the cut?

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We could’ve mistaken this guy for the actual Orion constellation if we didn’t look twice

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Fun fact: The planets on this girl’s solar system costume are actually accurately spaced out (no pun intended)

To mark Canada’s 150th anniversary, the country’s most beloved space explorer, Chris Hadfield, reminds us there’s no place like home.

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And of course, a mad scientist

Check out this roundup of mind-boggling science stories you definitely didn’t learn about in biology class.

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ConGRADulations to this graduated cylinder!

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Sailor Moon: the Periodic Table edition

If you want to find out how it feels to sound smart, try out some of these clever jokes.

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OK, the parent who helped their kid make this rainbow tardigrade costume must be pretty awesome

I mean, who wouldn’t want to dress up as the most indestructible species on the planet?

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If you have cardboard, a lime, a stone, and a credit card, this limestone deposit costume is kind of an obligation

Here’s what the brain of the world’s greatest free-solo rock climber, Alex Honnold, can teach us about fear.

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Science nerds unite—and make your whole family join, too!

Here are nine more DIY Halloween costume ideas for your kids.

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