Mysteries that Scientists Can’t Solve

Unexplainable is a a science podcast that Vox launched in March to explore the most important, interesting, and awe-inspiring unanswered questions in science … the big questions that inspire scientists to do their work — questions that fill them with wonder or a sense of purpose, or remind them that the universe is still an enormous place with untapped potential.

To investigate some of the biggest mysteries in science, you have to venture to some pretty far-out places: the bottom of the oceans, inside the human brain, the tops of mountains, and even the end of time.

Here are 11 epic mysteries scientists totally can’t solve.

Rocket Scientists and Brain Surgeons Aren’t Smarter Than Average

Rocket scientists and brain surgeons aren’t necessarily more clever than the general public according to a study published in the British Medical Journal.

We kinda knew they weren’t smarter than us, didn’t we? Didn’t we? Hello?