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AskScience Panel of Scientists XVII
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Help us fight for net neutrality!
10979
From my kid: Can you put a marshmallow on a stick out into space and roast it with the sun?
3360
Hein et al (2017) have explored scenarios for sending a spacecraft to the recently confirmed interstellar asteroid "Oumuamua". What payloads and capabilities would we wish to prioritize on the exploration of this strange and peculiar object?
24
On my bike: is it more efficient to pedal fast in a low gear or slower in a high gear?
8
Is deep-earth nuclear fission heating the Earth's interior?
4
What exactly is the Van Allen radiation belt?
5
How are doctors able to determine genetic abnormality in a fetus, by testing the mother’s blood?
4
Ask Anything Wednesday - Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science
6
Why can't powerbanks charge while being charged?
7
How does restricting Internet work?
5
Can blue light cause cancer? What about UVA? Where is the threshold?
8
How, or why, do refraction and dispersion occur?
4
Is it a coincidence that the moons rotation around its axis matches the duration for its revolution around the earth? Or is there some scientific explanation on how these aligned in such a fashion?
2
Are all prime numbers smaller than the biggest prime number discovered?
1
Are electrostatic interactions photon-mediated?
22
Why are radio waves and microwaves more damaging to the human body than light waves?
2
How does your body heal cuts?
12
In my Psychology textbook it says that cortisol (a result of stress) reduces telomerase activity, therefore speeding up the aging process, however, I know that exercise also releases cortisol, yet is known to combat aging - how?
1
Why children with adenoditis fall behind in their neurophychiatric development and do they recover in that aspect after the inflammation is gone?
1
Why does the index of refraction of water change with temperature?
2
I measured an imaginary component of Earth's magnetic field?
14
Why do planets orbit in planes?
3
Why don't electrons in a superconductor radiate away their energy?
2
Why does water behave like a mirror?
1
Do cephalopods control their camouflage consciously, if yes how exactly can an animals thought's change it's cells?
109
Why does the infinite series 1/n diverge?
1
How do they know 'Oumuamua is elongated vs of assymetric albedo? (Bonus Question: Is the assumed rotation stable?)
4
Why do antiparticles go back in time? For example, when using Feynman diagrams.
15
Do we create memories of every single event that happens to us?
1
Which is more biologically dangerous, X-rays or Gamma rays?
8
Can dogs, in theory, talk?
1
Is there any specific unit or measurement system for poisoning levels in general?
7
Do people with bionic limbs still experience phantom pain?
323
Why, when you are paralyzed from the neck down, are your involentary organs not paralyzed as well?
5
How is voltage created in a battery cell and how is it maintained at a ~constant value throughout its life/usage?
4067
Why are solar-powered turbines engines not used residentially instead of solar panels?
0
Why don't the absorption lines and emission lines in stars cancel out?
5
why can't crystalline solids bond back together after cracking apart?
38
Is attraction caused by us wanting to reproduce with peoole with better genetics in areas we lack?
1
What is "Reduced Iron" found as an ingredient in food?

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