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"To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science."
― Albert Einstein

The power to manipulate science. Opposite of Magic Manipulation. Variation of Fact Manipulation.

Also Called

  • Scientikinesis
  • Small Science (Shadow & Bones)


Users can create, shape and manipulate science, a method to obtain knowledge through organized experimentation, examples of branches include Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology. The Study of Science is a systematic enterprise that builds and organizes knowledge in the form of testable explanations and predictions about the universe. Science has also been considered by some as the only true way to acquire knowledge about reality and the nature of things.

Thus, users of this ability can use science in order to accomplish extraordinary feats. Stronger users of this ability may even warp the very nature and laws of the universe, allowing them to affect anything in the universe at any scale, from the biology of living things to the force of electromagnetism.

Application (General)

Application (Detail)


Types of Science

These are different types of science methodology to examine, prioritize and formulate theories about the laws of nature/science.

Formal Science

Humanistic Science

Life Science

Physical Science



  • May require extensive knowledge of science to properly use this power without unwanted side-effects.


  • Requires study, understanding and experiments.
  • Hazardous applications can backfire in devastating ways.
  • Inaccurate applications can cause dangerous side-effects.
  • With many variables to consider, it can take as much as one small mistake for the power to be pushed into disarray.


  • Users may grow obsessed with their research, losing touch with life and others, disregarding social standards and moral implications, and slowly turning into a sociopathic mad scientist.
  • May react disastrously with Magic.

Known Users

  • Residents of the Fifth Dimension (DC Comics)
  • Q Continuum (Star Trek)
  • Time Lords (Doctor Who)
  • Brainiac (DC Comics)
  • Lexiac (DC Comics)
  • Coluans (DC Comics)
  • Doctor Manhattan (DC Comics)
  • Galactus (Marvel Comics)
  • Apocalypse (Marvel Comics)
  • Captain Atom (DC Comics)
  • Baron Karza (Marvel Comics)
  • Celestials (Marvel Comics)
  • Father (Full Metal Alchemist)
  • Hellmouth (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Rick Sanchez (Rick & Morty)
  • Dr. Insano (Spoony Experiment)
  • Science Cat (Adventure Time)
  • Protagonist Characters (Fallout series); via Science Skill and various perks
  • Brainiac 5 (DC Comics)
  • Ultron (Marvel Comics)
  • Orochimaru (Naruto)
  • Small Science ("Shadow & Bones")