If you’re old like me, you’ll remember a classic episode of Saved by the Bell where Zach Morris joined the quiz bowl team but then the token nerd, Screech, got sick and Zach had to help carry the team. One of his mnemonics for learning the order of the planets was “MVEMJSUNP” pronounced ‘me-vehn-se-nup’
But given that science likes to redefine itself every so often, it may actually be time for a new mnemonic, sorry Screech.
So here’s a contest:
Assuming that the new order of the planets is:
Propose a new mnemonic. I’ll select a top five on Sunday, and then voting can occur through Friday the 25th of August. Winner will get something cool, promise.
Ready, set, go!