272AskScience Panel of Scientists XVIII
638AskScience AMA Series: IAmA restoration ecologist focused on restoring oysters to the NY Harbor in New York City. AMA!
9341If the great pacific garbage patch WAS compacted together, approximately how big would it be?
541Does a person suffering from amnesia retain the personality traits formed from/during the experiences they can no longer remember?
65[Engineering] Why are the SABRE-engines on the Skylon spaceplane shaped like a bent tube, with the apparent thrust vector not aligned with the forward direction of the craft?
244Can high amount of concentrated electromagnetic waves warp space like gravity does?
8How do we have elements on the periodic table that we dont know the form of in certain temperatures? Are these just theoretical and we have never actually physically seen it?
5513How does hair hold onto water so well?
3Ask Anything Wednesday - Economics, Political Science, Linguistics, Anthropology
2How deep or shallow can the sand be in a desert?
33If I'm on the interior surface of a rotating cylinder in space, I'll feel something that I could interpret as "gravity". Is it possible to spin a cylinder fast enough to create an "event horizon" on the inside?
7In the double slit experiment, how are individual protons/electrons fired?
8Is there a limit to how far an electron can be from an atom?
1If a sun is bigger, will there be more area of habitable zone, or will the zone be further away?
1Is there a scientific consensus on how bad climate change is projected to be?
2What would be "shelf life" of plutonium warhead? (please read text before answer)
2What is the energy cost per bit manipulation in reversible and irreversible processors?
36Why do the planets all seem to have the same inclination of orbit around our sun? Why are there no polar orbits or other inclinations?
4Does a moving Charge get affected by its electric and magnetic field?
8How does a Housefly survive after continuously bashing its self against hard surfaces?
813Why are rainstorms frequently accompanied with lighting, but snowstorms/blizzards rarely (never?) have lightning?
5Why do muscles get sore the day after exercise, not straight away?
1For materials scientists, does reinforcing by composite coating has any explanations to wear rate?
0Yanar dag, is there no way to put out the fire? Are we keeping it lit just for nostalgia?
7What is causing this "fairy ring" on this volcanic island?
3What are current predictions for the future of the Amazon Rainforest? Is the forest as a whole at risk from human activity?
24What will be the future of continents?
12If cat's are covered in fur, and don't pant or sweat. How do they regulate there temperature when they fall asleep in the sun or on a heat vent?
11Everything in space spins it seems, so how could an enormous cloud of spinning dust and gas ever condense to form a star?
51In a rotating black hole, what is rotating?
2How come there is a certain flow out of a faucet where the fluid seems to flow really cleanly and then breaks up?
10How do we know which river merges into which and continues being that river?
11What kind impact does a site of mass death--say, a battlefield, like Gettysburg--have on the environment?
5Why are you not allowed to cross your legs when getting your blood pressure taken?
1What is the purpose of the pineal gland and what does it mean to decalcify it?
4Are ionic compounds with mixed anions/cations possible?
0Why does the level of voltage determine the difference between transmission and distribution of electricity?
8Do devices use noticeably different amounts of power based on the volume that audio is played at? Is this still the case if the speakers are external and self-powered?
11What effect would having multiple moons (like Mars, Uranus, Saturn, etc.) have on our oceans?
15What’s happening when cloths are bleached by the Sun?
7919How is it so that several (all?) mammals grow and lose a set of "baby teeth" before growing their final dentition? Why stop at two sets when other vertebrates such as sharks regenerate their teeth constantly?
3Why are download and upload speeds in average internet connections so radically different?
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