These 9 Everyday Science Words Have Fascinating Origins

We love words more than almost anything else here at Curiosity — anything else except for science, of course. So when a copy of Isaac Asimov’s “Words of Science” popped up at the office, we couldn’t have been more excited. We pulled some of our favorite words out of it and then went scouring the internet for more. These are the surprising origins of some of the science words you might use every day.

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