9441Megathread: 2017 Hurricane Season
5166Nutrition Facts: Why is sodium listed instead of salt?
5If NASA's mission to Mars is successful, will Mars become American Territory?
17What gas is inside of unopened peppers? Or is it just air?
6How heavy is fire? If something catches on fire is it heavier or lighter?
15How does deodorant work?
9946Duck fat melts at 57 degrees Fahrenheit. So on a 90 degree day, is a living duck's fat just... sloshing around?
6How much Asteroid mining/extra mass until it has an impact on earth's orbit?
1What is a kilowatt hour, and why do electric companies charge based on this instead of kilowatts?
3Why is drinking milk after spicy foods better than drinking water?
199If natural fruit juices contain large amounts of sugar, why do we only seem to refine sugars from a select few plants (sugarcane, sugar beets) instead of from fruits in general?
154What have we learned from Cassini's dive into Saturn so far?
80Why do hospitals have heart clinics specifically for Women? Aren't all hearts the same?
279How does computer memory work when the computer is turned off?
43Do ape's toenails grow slower than their fingernails, like humans?
8397What have been the implications/significance of finding the Higgs Boson particle?
1If we want to colonise mars, why don't we colonise it first with Cyanobacteria and then plants in order to create a habitable atmosphere?
1In sending humans to Mars, what problems will need to be solved with respect to launching and returning astronauts from Mars' surface?
93Can microwaves work without using water molecules to heat up food?
6Why does the fourth power show up in the Stefan–Boltzmann law?
7When I scratch a piece of metal, do small amounts of atoms break off from it?
5Do lactose intolerant people absorb the same amount of calories from milk as regular people?
4What has kept land animals from evolving to enormous sizes, i.e. the size of a mountain?
14How do they prevent the ISS from crashing into satellites and space junk?
30Do small songbirds - a finch, say - ever get stung by bees/ wasps? If so, is it typically fatal?
46It's been about 5 years since the Mochizuki's ABC Conjecture proof was originally published. What's its current status?
0How do vaccines fail?
5Does Quinine glow even after you remove it from a black light?
7Can we forecast the northern and/or southern lights?
240On a planet with more than 1 sun, what would a rainbow look like?
5What can layers and swrils in rock indicate?
6How do insects protect their eyes from direct sunlight?
1Why can't you count the number of things touching you in a certain spot?
216We are carbon based life forms, however, is it possible for life to be based off another element?
126Is there a maximum size for a raindrop?
5In a coronary bypass surgery, why do doctors use veins instead of arteries? Is there an advantage to this?
2108Are there any challenges for parasites living in animal blood?
16How real is the threat of human extinction by gamma ray bursts?
2What happens when wind / a fluid is put through a T-shaped tube, where the bottom of the T is closed off, but the two sides are open? What happens to the fluid in the closed, vertical tube?
46Is learning another language simply additive to your mother tongue, or is the second language "separate" in your brain?
6What is actually happening when an electric current flows through an a salt solution or a molten salt?