from St. John's, NL
Lightning strikes produce huge amounts of electricity. Has science looked at ways to store and use...
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How long does it take bubble gum to digest after it is swallowed?
A. S. Kaire
If the earth were suddenly stopped in its orbit, how long would it take for it to fall into the sun?
If one were to drop an item on the surface of the sun, assuming the object could free fall to the...
Can you explain paleomagnetism? From what I've read, I've learned that paleomagnetism is the study...
Is taxonomy a rigorous, objective science?
Endel Tulving, Is it possible that what we call "remembering the past" and "imagining the future"...
from Oak Ridge
I would like to know what causes inverted icicles. I have a photo I've just taken if you need to...
Yesterday I was watching "Hercules" with my little sister and now I wonder: Have the planets ever...
from Surrey, BC
I have an FM transmitter for my iPod. I find that when my hand is within 5 centimetres proximity to...
I read that to find the efficiency of a fractional distillation column, you can distill a mixture...
from Batamans Bay, Australia
Can a normal late model petrol car engine be coverted to run on almost pure ethanol? How is this...
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Why is a magnet classified as dangerous goods when shipping by air?
C. Erik Grisham
Is there an exact relationship between Gravitational forces and Centrifugal forces? If so, is...
Suppose a truck transporting birds is weighed. Will there be a difference in weight depending on...
from Vancouver, Canada
Why is it that when you get the chicken pox when you're little it's not as bad as getting it when...
Are there any planned future deep space explorations planned say in the next 5 or so years. Surely...
Is it possible to focus gamma rays into one beam and then reflect it off an orbiting mirror onto a...
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What gives yellow corn and blue corn its color? What is the specific pigment and why?
Is it possible that a cell phone communication may start at 900 MHZ (or any other frequency) and...
from Montreal, QC
Would you know where I can find the temperature at which paper burns, and where I can find data for...
from Atlanta, GA
Why are the water levels of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans different at the Panama Canal if they...
Dan Van Brunt
from Thunder Bay
Recently a friend of mine took a picture of what he thought was a grasshopper out at his camp far...
Since hydrogen is being considered for fuel purposes it's minimum ignition energy (m.i.e.) of .02...
from Ocean Pines, MD
A student gave me 4 pairs of different duck and goose feet. How can I preserve them? Do I dry them...
from Kanata, Ontario
Does caffeine affect boys and girls' blood pressure differently?
With all that the U.S. military is doing by developing laser weapons as an anti-missile defense, I...
from Summerville, SC
My mom and I are having an argument. She claims that the gene for blonde hair will be wiped out...
Could insulin resistance have been a beneficial adaptation in times when food was not as plentiful?
I want to know how ascorbic acid (vitamin-c) is metabolised in the body of fishes.
I recently removed some mercury from a thermostat and I've been told by my teacher that to touch it...
How is it that some people can 'float' while others seem unable to? In the sea I can quite happily...
If you had a seamless sealed box which was lined with a 100% reflective material, and somehow...
from Thorhild, Alberta, Canada
How can we manually assist the freezing process of the ground. Temperatures have been above...
Richard L. Gibbens
My question concerns the latest news about the Cosmological Constant. Has it now been established...
Black Holes, formed after the collapse of massive stars, are infinitely dense objects.Why is it...
from Horam, E. Sussex, UK
ULUru is the aboriginal name for Ayer`s Rock, which was a sacred place for native Australian...
Could you explain the idea that gravity could be thought of a depression or well, much like when a...
Why can't humans listen to two things at the same time and get all the information for both?
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