An exclamation used to justify whenever someone does something just for the heck of it, or to see what would happen; it was not done needlessly, but rather for the advancement of science!
Typically spoken of either in a comical Bill Nye way or in an insane, mad scientist way. Props, like a working Tesla coil, are recommended but not required.
- Dude, we have to microwave this lump of moldy cheese... FOR SCIENCE!
- I need to put a duck in a vat of Jell-o. FOR SCIENCE!