from West Vancouver
(Re: E=Mc^2) Why does E/M=c^2 rather than simply c^1 (which is an altogether respectably large...
from Berkeley, CA
I understand why magnetism is a relativistic effect, "caused" by Lorenz contraction effectively...
from Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
How did we (as a race) evolve eyebrows and eyelashes. The way I understand it is that to evolve...
How would one maintain a bacterial culture without having to transfer cultures on a regular basis?
Are there living beings which do not die?
Karl-Alexander Berg Brisebois
Conservation of momentum can explain the exchange of a virtual photon between two electrons and the...
from Halifax, NS
I have a liquid crystal display screen computer monitor. I am looking for unbiased information on...
Is either Klebsiella pneumoniae or Serratia marcescens documented to be able to extract naked DNA...
What chemical reaction takes place when you use henna to tint skin? Is it possible to extract the...
What is immunofluorescence analysis, what basic materials are used, and how long does it take to...
Supposedly in classical electromagnetism an accelerating charge radiates. If so, why? If so, then...
If light is made of photons, and photons have mass, and many photons of light are hitting the earth...
from Chilliwack, Canada
IF my blood type is A negative what are my parents' blood types? What does it mean to have negative...
At which age do the nasal bones and the mandible complete ossification?
Do shells have nutrients in them? If so, what actually uses those nutrients?
Why can't spruce trees compete with maple trees in more southern forests? What advantages do the...
How long does it take styrofoam to decompose? Are there chemicals that help to cause the...
Is calcium carbonate (ground limestone) biodegradable? Will it break down during composting? I want...
from Hong Kong
1) Which of the following two options is more widely accepted by the scientific community? a)...
D. Andrew White
Do different isotopes vary slightly in chemical properties? Or are they the same? i.e. are the...
from Delhi, INDIA
What are the ways in molecular biology to show confirmation of hybridization on a solid surface for...
A black hole is a central point the size of a pinhead where a huge amount of mass is concentrated....
I'm doing a science experiment with magnets and was wondering, do magnets lose their strength over...
Sylvain Koenig from the University of Lausanne (Switzerland)
Why would one person when he returns from travel at the speed of light have aged differently than...
Loubelle I. Depita
from Koronadal City, South Cotabato,Philippines
Why does nutrasweet or aspartame loses its effectiveness in cooking or in processes requiring...
from Dayton, Ohio
I have been trying to find formulas for simple auto windshield washer fluid. Can't find anything....
from Denver, CO
When eating spicy foods, the tongue and lips can get a burning sensation. Why don't the insides of...
Do all planets and stars rotate on themselves, and do we know why?
In dealing with bacterial resistance, should doctors use the strongest antibiotics now to kill off...
from Auckland, New Zealand
Is there an effective and affordable way to kill weeds on an organic basis? (i.e. vinegar?)
Why is Isobutane ( C4H8) a gas at 25 C and Dodecahedrane ( C20H20) a solid at 25 C?
from Pune, India
1. I would like to know when was Hubble's constant discovered / invented?
2. How many times it...
Is it harmful to inhale sulfur which has been heated?
At what speed does the world's slowest living thing travel? And what is the world's slowest living...
I would like to know the chemical compostion of the venom in a yellow jacket wasp sting, the dosage...
This is an archery question. Does an arrow fly faster in the hot or cold? or... Does the hot or...
What are the most recent theories about what existed before our big bang? Have there been one or...
from the Internet
Is the orbit of the moon around earth a perfect circle? If not, when is the moon closest to us? ...
How does sugar conserve food?
Lee Ming Fei
Why does chalk, a cylinder, always break into three pieces when it falls, and not into two or four...
Most often, your question can be answered by going to the following areas
If you have a different question, please search our archives
If your question has not already been answered, you may Ask-a-Scientist.
Created by the science.ca team, Copyright © 2001, 2015 GCS Research Society. Visitor agreement.