- From the Then liner notes: "'For Science' is a micro rock opera with a science fiction motif. The part at the end about destroying the universe was a spontaneous and unrehearsed outburst from Mr. Flansburgh."
- On the (She Was A) Hotel Detective EP, the song is listed as "For Science Featuring Lt. Anne Moore."
- The punk band Blaster the Rocketboy incorporated lyrics from this song in the outro to their song "Time Machine" from their 1996 album Succulent Space Food for Teething Vampires.
- The song title was used as the name for New Jersey pop-punk band For Science in the 2000s.
Death, Egoism And Pretentiousness, Kingdom Of Loathing Reference, Love, Medical, Non-John Vocals, Science, Space, Telecommunication, Trees And Other Plants, Songs With Handclaps, Yes
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