Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Science mnemonics

This is in honor of, and as a correction to, XKCD's "new science mnemonics" cartoon, at:

SI Prefixes:

Kilo, Mega, Giga, Tera, Peta, Exa, Zetta, Yotta
Milli, Micro, Nano, Pico, Femto, Atto, Zepto, Yocto

Karl Marx Gave The Proletariat Eleven Zesty Yetis.
Microsoft Made No Products Featuring A Zapped Yak.

Geologic Periods:
Precambrian, Cambrian, Ordovician, Silurian, Devonian, Carboniferous, Permian, Triassic, Jurassic, Cretaceous, Paleogene, Neogene

Please Cancel Old Systems Demanding Credulous Piety; They Just Can't Please Nature.

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