Meaning of “rocket science” in the English Dictionary

"rocket science" in British English

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rocket sciencenoun [ U ]

uk /ˈrɒk.ɪt ˌsaɪəns/ us /ˈrɑː.kɪt ˌsaɪəns/

(Definition of “rocket science” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"rocket science" in Business English

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rocket sciencenoun [ U ]

uk us

TRANSPORT the scientific study of rockets:

The technology encompasses rocket science and jet engines.
(it's) not rocket science

informal used to say that you do not think that something is very difficult to do or to understand:

Choosing the best pension provider is not rocket science.

(Definition of “rocket science” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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