Megathread: 2017 Hurricane Season
What have been the implications/significance of finding the Higgs Boson particle?
On a planet with more than 1 sun, what would a rainbow look like?
We are carbon based life forms, however, is it possible for life to be based off another element?
Are there any challenges for parasites living in animal blood?
Is there a maximum size for a raindrop?
Is learning another language simply additive to your mother tongue, or is the second language "separate" in your brain?
What happens to heavy elements in a star?
Assuming that Moon used to be part of the Earth, what made it so different?
Why does the spin of a Black Hole affect how it looks?
How does soap work?
Is there any physical or chemical difference between brand name and generic prescription drugs?
If we put PTSD patients in an fMRI and asked them to relive their triggering memory, what would the scans show and what would it mean? Would it be possible to differentiate experience of the triggering memory from other significant emotional memories?
Can characteristics of same plant species vary from one place of growing to another?
What is actually happening when an electric current flows through an a salt solution or a molten salt?
How real is the threat of human extinction by gamma ray bursts?
Is it possible to make artificial cells such as cones or nerve cells?
Does heat, humidity, and other atmospheric variables affect wi-fi and other signals?
If you launch something into space will it go forever, or is there a point at which it would come to a halt due to the few molecules floating around out there?
What is the highest resolution a screen can have, at least in theory. And when would the pixel size become so small that it doesn't matter to the eyes anymore?
What are the main factors that determine how quickly a certain food will cook?
Why do humans keep pets?
Where does the energy released during nuclear fusion come from?
Did dinosaurs, like reptiles of today, molt or shed their skin?
When measuring water percentage in an organism, is it only free water that is measured?
Do Fungi have cell walls?
Have we physically measured time dilation in a real time experiment before?
Is it possible to contract a common ilness (Flu, Colds) whilst being aboard the ISS?
Do humans have ways of harnessing geothermal energy and turning it into power?
How far does electricity travel when lightening hits the ocean?
Project Orion fell out with the public because of the nuclear fallout that would result from using that many nuclear bombs in quick succession. Why not deliver the rocket out of earth's orbit then use it to quickly travel?
Why can't we detect Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) while someone is living?
Why does the recommended number of hours of daily sleep decrease as we age?
How are "unsolvable" math equations created without any idea of the answer?
What signals did Cassini send in the final moments and how is it helpful?
Do Most Comets Orbit in the Same Plane as the Planets?
How exactly do scents just "disappear"?
How different is our vision from the other apes?
Why are atoms seemingly more stable at the "magic numbers" of 2, 8, 20, and 50?
Why do bubbles in a glass or cup tend to move to the edges and stay there?
Can trapped charged particles escape the Van Allen Belts? If so, how?