Brennan and Booth get their hands on some science next week on "Bones", but the former thinks the latter doesn't live up to the expectation. In "Science in the Physicists", Booth and Brennan are on the case when shattered, pulverized human remains are found in a garbage bag at on location at a photo shoot.
When the team discovers a meteorite shard lodged in the victim's ear, they are led to the Collar Institute of Science, a famous center for physics research in D.C. When they discover the victim had been working on an extremely controversial project, Brennan and Booth investigate a multitude of death threats directed at her.
As the team tries to decipher the cause of her death, Booth and Brennan are on the search for the killer, but their scientific method leads them into a dangerous situation. Meanwhile, Angela's father comes to town to seek revenge on Hodgins, and Sweets attempts to mediate the situation.
After this episode, "Bones" will catch up with the schedule preempted for the presidential event, by greeting the audience on Monday and Wednesday. Additional air time will be April 15 and 20 at 8/7c, but the show will be back to the Thursdays slot for the remaining episodes.