Most people have heard of a bucket list — an agenda of things to do before you die. What about a science bucket list though? Science writer Bethany Brookshire (@scicurious on Twitter) created the Twitter hashtag #scibucketlist and asked fellow users for their ideas.
Many people used the opportunity to express their desire to travel and explore the globe:
…and use that opportunity to discover and name a new species:
A surprising number of scientists want to include puns in their work or mess with their coworkers:
…but more want to improve science literacy of others or themselves:
The need for greater diversity in science was expressed in tweets,
as was the desire for new inventions.
And, of course, plenty of people want to go to space.
We asked the PopSci staff what was on their #scibucketlist, and here’s what they said:
What’s on your science bucket list? Let us know by tweeting @PopSci with #scibucketlist!