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AskScience Panel of Scientists XVIII
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AskScience AMA Series: "I am Rhett Allain, physicist and technical consultant on Mythbusters and MacGyver. Ask me about the physics of pretty much anything!
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When does a mushroom die? When it's picked? When it's packaged? Refrigerated? Sliced? Digested?
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Does a Mayfly, which only lives a day, evolve fast than a human?
5
Why do things like saliva or melted cheese pull into strings when you try to separate them?
121
As a snake grows in length, does it grow additional ribs and vertebrae, or do they have a set number?
3
I think I understand the difference between aleph-null and aleph-one as countable and uncountable infinities, but what is aleph-two?
11
Are mitochondria significantly different in different species?
6
When a Li-ion battery is first manufactured, is it already charged? If so, how much and why that amount?
29
Why isn't Boron created through normal stellar nucleosynthesis (i.e. nuclear fusion in stars)?
40
What is special about sunlight versus artificial light that plants need it?
7
If the four dimensions of space and time are intertwined, why can we not rotate an object into "time" the same way we can rotate an object in 3D space?
3
At an atomic level, what makes a material better at compression or tension?
23
Do other animals have 'accents' like humans do?
6
How much complexity can nuclear pasta phases in neutron stars support? Could one potentially have strong-force-based life in a neutron star?
2
Why does halorhodopsin only activate when exposed to yellow light and channelrhodopsin with blue light?
32
Has there ever been a trench deeper than the Marianas Trench in Earth's geologic history?
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Do male species having lower life expectancy than female also occur in other animal species than human?
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What is the reason for Ethiopia demographic boom in recent years?
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What makes an organism a plant-like protist over an animal like protist?
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Do Lagrange points exist for planets in elliptical orbits?
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Is body chemistry affected by sound, in the same way that melatonin production is affected by light?
5
How do liquid fueled rockets manage to stay on track during launch with fuel constantly moving around in the fuel tanks?
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Have we ever seen a stellar ignition?
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Do "aeroelastic" phenomena occur for structures submerged in liquids?
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How do earthquakes happen that are far from tectonic plates fault lines?
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Why are green aurora borealis more common than the red/ purple ones?
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Quantum tunneling real or proven or just our best estimation?
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what determines the life span of organisms?
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How does a flu vaccine lessen symptoms when you catch a flu variant that isn’t one of the variants in that seasons vaccination?
2
How do satellites in space protect their electronics from all the different types of Electromagnetic waves they are exposed to?
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How much of an effect do the Sun and the Moon have on the Earth's axial precession, if any?
2
If fractals are self-similar, how is "zooming in" possible?
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Why can’t we increase the wattage of chargers to make devices charge faster?
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Are there any successful attempts to create a substance that is made up entirely with antimatter particles?
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How do they catch interplanetary dust particles?
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How do astronomers know the "red shift" is coming from the Doppler effect and not from static stars producing light at a red wavelength?
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Is there any organism that has more than one brain?
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Do NSAIDs, such as ibuprofen, reduce specific areas of inflammation or do they reduce inflammation overall?
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What happens if you sleep right after having food.?
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How do bonding and anti bonding orbitals form?
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What are all the swirly patterns on Jupiter?

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