rocket science


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rocket science

n.
1. Rocketry.
2. Informal An endeavor requiring great intelligence or technical ability.

rocket science

n
informal an activity requiring considerable intelligence and ability (esp in the phrase not exactly rocket science)
rocket scientist n

rock′et sci`ence


n.
2. something requiring great intelligence, esp. mathematical ability.
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Critique: Thoroughly 'reader friendly' in tone, commentary, organization and presentation, "It Ain't Rocket Science A Common-Sense Guide to Making IT Projects Work" fully lives up to the promise of showing 'How to find and fix the underlying people, process, and business problems that cause the majority of technical issues'.
The seeds have been sent as part of Rocket Science, an educational project launched by the RHS Campaign for School Gardening and the UK Space Agency.
Likewise rocket science can be translated into engineering terminology as "the development of propulsion systems for spacecraft".
The seeds have been sent as part of Rocket Science, an educational project run by the Royal Horticultural Society's Campaign for School Gardening and the UK Space Agency.
The seeds were sent into space as part of Rocket Science, an educational project launched by the RHS Campaign for School Gardening and the UK Space Agency.
Applications to take part in Rocket Science are still open and will close in March next year or until all packs have been allocated.
The seeds have been sent as part of Rocket Science, an educational project launched by the RHS (Royal Horticultural Society) Campaign for School Gardening and the UK Space Agency.
Published by Rocket Science Productions, "The Royal Arch of Enoch" presents a real life “Da Vinci Code/National Treasure” mystery which, until the publication of his book, was previously unknown to history and historians in both the East and West.
The Congress vice- president may believe improving the condition of downtrodden Dalits is rocket science but to convey this complicated point of view to the underprivileged sections of people is ridiculous.
In January 2013, a Connecticut middle school science teacher, Geoff Bergen, and film director Rhett Youngberg, who together run the podcast site Almost Rocket Science, launched a balloon 20 miles above the Earth to capture stunning panoramic views.
TRYING to outmuscle some of the strongest men in the world is not rocket science, as Ed Kalman will tell you.
Hunley argues that it's wrong because there is no such thing as rocket science.