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rocket science

A pursuit, activity, or endeavor that requires extraordinary skill or intelligence. Most often used in the negative to imply the opposite. Look, all you need to do is reformat the hard drive on your computer. It isn't rocket science! I thought it would be simple enough to fix the car's engine on my own, but this turned out to be like rocket science to me!
See also: rocket, science
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A joint statement from Gianluca Chakra, Managing Director of Front Row and Thorsten Schumacher, CEO of Rocket Science said: "Establishing this JV felt natural to us and the timing couldn't be more perfect.
Maths doesn't have to be rocket science, but it does make a huge bang in the lives of young people in their communities
Likewise rocket science can be translated into engineering terminology as "the development of propulsion systems for spacecraft".
| Pupils from Viewley Hill have been learning about British astronaut Tim Peake, top, and the International Space Station, above, and show off some of their Rocket Science project work, below
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.
It's Not Rocket Science ITV 8pm ENTERTAINMENT Presenter Rachel Riley, comedian Romesh Ranganathan and actor Ben Miller - all brainboxes in their own right - host this fast-paced technology series, which brings science to life and showcases new gadgets.
The 30-year-old is fronting It's Not Rocket Science on STV along with Ben Miller and stand-up comedian Romesh Ranganathan.
The 43-year-old, who is on board the International Space Station, is backing a Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) and UK Space Agency project, Rocket Science, which will see children compare the growth of seeds currently in space with those that have not left Earth.
He had worked all over Australia and become a fully qualified engineer in the 1960's, which led him into the exciting world of rocket science.
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.
It's not rocket science! GILLIAN HUDSON We warm bottles for people in our cafe, but it does disrupt a busy kitchen.
It isn't rocket science to realise that a PS1 billion cut in the city's budget is having a drastic economical effect on the city.
"Rocket Science" repped a break not only in terms of career, but also as a thesp: "I was working with all these amazing actors, and I was just like, 'Wow, this is what it can be like" It was the first time I felt like we were making art.
Gaonwalla 2: " Jab log dharti se antariksh mein jte hain to usko escape velocity kehte hai." Gaonwalla 1: " Par log antariksh mein kyun jte hain?" 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.