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The observation, identification, description, experimental investigation, and theoretical explanation of phenomena is all part of science. Nothing is immune to the scientific process: from charm quarks that haven't existed naturally since the beginning of time to Pluto, recently demoted from planet to dwarf planet. Questions on knowledge about the material and physical aspects of our world are asked and answered here.

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People have been known to blink and move their eyes after being beheaded, so I'm sure they might be able to see a few moments. Most people die right away though. Creepy.
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Yes, assuming a vessel prepared for travel at the light the headlight would work. No. Assuming a car could travel at the speed of light, and assume the headlights were isolated to feed the electricity to the bulbs, and assuming the bulb lit up, the light would not project forward through space light…
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You can apply heat, which makes the particles move faster. You can add salt (or many other substances, but salt is cheap) to depress the freezing point. You can put the ice under pressure; this is what happens under an ice skate blade so you glide on a thin film of water.
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Laboratory thermometers are used to measure temperatures or temperature changes with a high degree of precision. They are made of metal or glass and strengthened through processes such as thermal tempering or annealing.
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Answer Well it all has to do with propultion like when a shuttle pushes with rocket thrust into space. Answer I wouldn't say that what a rocket does is worthy of the term flight. A rocket simply provides a force that is greater than the force of gravity and thereby gains in altitude provided …
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Answer A snowflake is formed when moisture clings to a particle in the air and the air is cold enough to freeze the water into ice. Because ice is crystaline in structure, it forms in beautiful geometric patterns until it becomes heavy enough to fall from the sky.
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Darwin and the Beagle On his travels he found that many species of animals were similar, but different even though they were not in the same environment. I suggest you read On the Origin of Species or pick up a good book on Darwin. There are also books specifically about his time on the Beagle…
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Tests to Run Before Making Changes to Gas Piping I'm not sure I understand your question, as I'm not aware of any "tests" required to be done PRIOR to work on gas piping. However, it is CRITICALLY IMPORTANT that the gas source MUST BE TURNED OFF, and CONFIRMED to be off. Answer Actually, I be…
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Melting Ice Water...It has the highest substance heat capacity i.e. water requires the largest loss of heat per mole to change phase (to freeze) and , (vice versa) ice requires the greatest amount of heat to change phase (to melt). all other things being constant, for example non-substances radiatio…
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There is no such thing. You can waste money on supplement false promises, but there is no vitamin which will increase the size of your butt without making you gain weight all over.You can buy special underwear with padding in the butt area which looks really natural.
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A wet tennis ball is a ruined tennis ball. It does not bounce as high. You can dry a tennis ball quickly by hitting it against a chain-link fence repidly for a little while. Once the ball is dry, then you can use it again.
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I think it does because, my mice do, and they respond to clapping and other loud sounds .
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Answer The diameter of the moon is about 2,161 miles or (3,476 kilometers). This makes the circumference about 6,790 miles. As you see the moon is small when its circumference is only 6,790 when the earth which has a circumference of 24,859 miles .
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That would have to be Oprah Winfrey.
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A basketball depends on pressurized air for its bounciness. When the ball hits the court, it compresses that air and the air stores energy in its compression. The ball's rebound is powered by the air returning to its original characteristics. The ball's skin, on the other hand, isn't all that bouncy…
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Answer It depends on how dilute the antifreeze is, for cars, antifreeze is usually a mixture of antifreeze and water. However, ethylene glycol is the main component of antifreeze with a density of 1.09 grams per centimeters cubed. Or 1.09 grams per mililiter which is 1090 grams per liter. One gal…
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Weather forecasters take a look at surface data, upper air data, surface maps, and upper air maps to make a weather forecast. Satellite observations of weather systems are also used. Separate weather instruments used to forecast weather are barometers (which measure air pressure) thermometers (to …
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Sure, hydroelectricity will continue to work, essentially as long as it rains. Two problems that come to mind. One that the industrialized world has pretty much tapped the resource to the limit. There aren't many additional places that we can usefully build more hydroelectric dams. Another issue is…
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Because salt lowers the temperature of the water. It's a chemical reaction.
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Answer there is no such thing as a hydraulic motor........there is, however, a hydraulic pump. there is such thing as a hydraulic motor. the hydraulic pump will pump oil to the motor and a pressure differential across the motor causes the fluid power to be converted to mechanical power. the powe…
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Answer Not unless the meteorite hit the airplane. But, magnetism can disrupt aircraft navigation and communication systems during periods of high solar (sunspot) activity. Answer Meteorite event may result in noticeable electromagnetic pulse that can impact airplane electronics.
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Yes. Generally the higher the air pressure, the higher the ball will bounce due to their being less surface area when the ball hits the ground which means less friction to slow the ball.Consiquently the lower the air pressure the lower the ball will bounce.due to there being more surface area and …
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Answer Bacteria in the milk produce acid. This lowers the pH of the milk and disrupts the structure of the proteins in. Because some proteins are hydrophilic (soluble in water) and others are hydrophobic (insoluble in water), the proteins aggregate into clusters where the hydrophobic proteins are…
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Bottles are made a variety of ways, most contemporary commercial glass bottles are 'mold blown' or 'pressed'. simplistically, silica sand and additives for strength and color are heated to above 1,000 degrees Fahrenheit, until the sand melts, and becomes fluid, this is molten glass. It is then blown…
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The European green crab was an accidental species transfer to America. The crab arrived by hitching a ride by hiding in the seaweed bedding of other intended shellfish deliveries such as lobsters. The crab arrived in the mid 1800's during a time when transferring species was far from a concern to hu…
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There are structural and physiological differences between the two types of crocodilians. The alligator has a much more specific habitat, being the Yangtze river in China and the swamps of the southeastern US. Only in the state of Florida will the two have nearby habitats. Lacking a functional salt …
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Answer I don't understand the question. If you are asking if the classes that you took are important, then the answer is yes. For example, if you get an AAS in Automotive Technology, but apply for a job at a tanning salon, I would suggest only listing "AAS" on your resume, not "AAS in Automotive…
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One View: God is one thing and science is another. They do not match. I chose not to believe in God for the time being because its existence doesn't make sense. It's like an enemy of reason (using this from Richard Dawkins). I am far from the idea Richard Dawkins has of religion, but I agree that h…
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Answer heat, the more heat, the faster ice melts.
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The human genome is made up of DNA, which has four different chemical building blocks. These are called bases and abbreviated A, T, C, and G. In the human genome, about 3 billion bases are arranged along the chromosomes in a particular order for each unique individual. It's also important to menti…
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Answer you can filter the sea water to get rid of the sand. Then you boil the sea water and the salt will turn to crystals. Then filter the water again and then you don't have sand or salt in the water.
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Bacteria are the most abundant organisms in the world. Scientists believe that bacteria helped create the earth's atmosphere. By producing so much life-producing oxygen, bacteria eventually made the atmosphere habitable for all creatures, including humans. Bacteria are importnant to the planet as …
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It is relative to the amount of water and the weight of the glass. Obviously, an eight ounce glass of water would weigh 8 ounces plus the weight of the glass. <><><> The weight of a glass of water depends on the amount of water in the glass. A common size of water glass holds 8 …
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Darwin's theory specifies descent with modification through natural selection. What that means essentially (and as an over simplification) is that DNA - which we now know to be the engine of change in species - is copied wrong, on occasion, leading to a modified gene. Sometimes those modifications h…
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Answer Meaning of Organic In foods means: Naturally grown. No unnatural additives or fertilizers were used. In chemistry means: to do with carbon based molecules. In chemistry organic is concerned with the carbon compounds of living beings and also most other carbon compounds. In food organic is re…
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Answer yes it does!!! Answer Actually the rotational axis of the earth is inclined 23.15' from the vertical to the ecliptic. It is this inclination that produces the seasons on earth so the deviation is not trivial.
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The ordinary glass is a mixture of sodium silicate, calcium silicate and Silicon dioxide, Na2SiO3.CaSiO3.4SiO2There isn't just one ingredient used in glass, and there are different fusions of minerals to make it as well. Check out this paragraph, it tells of a few different types of glass that we us…
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Maggot is a general term for the larval form of an insect. They appear 2-5 days after an adult insect lays its eggs. In the case of a deceased animal, flies are usually the source of maggots. The flies lay their eggs after being drawn to the smell of rotting flesh. The eggs hatch into maggots and th…
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UNDER HOOD, CENTER, REAR ENGINE AREA, REAR OF TURBOCHARGER, MOUNTED IN EXHAUST MANIFOLDi have a 90 Chrysler lebaron with a 3.0 it would be on your exhaust manifold located by the fire wall. it will have 3 or 4 wires coming off of it and will be bolted directly in the center of it.underneath airfilte…
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When a compound changes from a solid to a gas without first going through the liquid phase, it is termed sublimation. Three examples are mothballs, solid air freshners (Air Wick) and dry ice (frozen CO2).Cheers Malcolm
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Answer Alcohol is formed by a chemical reaction called fermentation that occurs when yeast and some sort of grain are mixed in a closed container. The yeast preform anaerobic respiration and ethanol is produced along with carbon dioxide. Answer I'm pretty sure it was from the Greek and Romans…
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I just did this a few minutes ago and it took me over twenty minutes. From the owners manual: Remove the two screws holding the headlight assembly in place. Remove the three push in fasteners which are holding the bumper cover down. **edit** you dont have to take the fasteners out. When ur looki…
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EM and Mechanical Behaviors All waves move energy, not matter. All waves are created by vibrations. Mechanical waves are caused by vibrating matter such as vocal chords or a drum. EM waves are created by vibrating electrons in atoms that propogate through the electric and magnetic fields that exi…
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You will weigh more at the North or South pole than you will at the equator. The difference will be extremely small. (from the physics book) You'll weigh more at the pole because you're closer to the earth's center of gravity. That happens because the earth is not a perfect sphere. It is "flattened…
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Answer It could be a head gasket, cracked head or cracked block. also IT IS MOST LIKELY A LEAK IN THE END PORTS OF IN TAKE MANIFOLD GASKETS. WATER GOES THROUGHT THOOSE PORTS AS PART OF THE COOLING SYSTEM AND THEN INTO THE HEADS .YOU WILL HAVE TO R&R THE INTAKE,AIR CONTROLSYSTEM.AND I BELIVE…
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Answer What sort of induction? There are many uses of this word in different maths, sciences and even medical terminology. Webster's Online Dictionary says that this means: 1 a : the act or process of inducting (as into office) b : an initial experience : INITIATION c : the formality by which …
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"Successfully" is a relative term, since almost everyone who undergoes a piercing ends up having a negative reaction to stainless. You don't. It is not safe to try to pierce with household objects. It would be best to go to a shop and have it done as they have to check for vains that you may hit an…
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Lips are a sphincter, which everyone has over 50 of them in their body. It is simply to keep some things out and some things in.Naw, we have lips so we can kiss....because we will have are bone showing
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At 4 °C, it's density is the greatest and is equal to 1000 kilograms per cubic meter (SI unit). At any other temperature, its density is less than 1000 kilograms per cubic meter. The answer "1.0" is wrong. Water is unique in that it is one of the only substances that actually expands and becomes l…
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To break the sound barrier you have to travel than the speed of sound. The speed of sound in air actually varies with temperature. When representing air as an ideal gas the speed of sound can be represented as c = square root(γRT) where γ = specific heat ratio = 1.4R = specific gas constant = 287T…
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Veterinarians have to attend a minimum of seven years of college in the United States because they are required to have a very broad and deep knowledge base covering everything from equine anatomy to the diseases of chickens to prevention of foot & mouth disease in the United States swine herd. …
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They do have nucleus because they need to control themselves to the heart and the other body parts.
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Answer In the upper atmosphere usually in latitudes above 50 degrees.
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No, they don't recognise themselves in mirrors, but when they do happen to see into a mirror they will usually bark, because they don't know that the dog in the mirror is them. they just think that it is another dog, so they bark at it or ignore it. It is quite unccommon for a dog to see in a mirro…
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The chemical symbol of iron is Fe.
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We urinate after we eat or drink because we absorb the vitamins and nutrients we can use and expel the rest. It also helps with regulating body temperature.
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Because our body digests the food that goes in us, absorbs the nutrients, and eliminates as waste what's not needed, as urine (pee) or excrement (poop)
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Gold is an element--gold. There's only gold in it. Pyrite--fool's gold--is a compound of iron and sulfur.Gold has the chemical symbol Au, and it is heavier and softer than a lot of other metals. It is considered a "noble" metal because it does not corrode or otherwise react with other elements easil…
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Highest Paying JobsAccording to http://yahoo.answers.com/, the five highest paying jobs in the world are (in this order) druglords, football players, software engineers, finance management and the President of the United States of America. I do not know if the order they are in is how they pay from …
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IQ Intelligence is one of the many unique things that make us human. The question is kind of asking: 'Why are some people stronger than others?' In this case, it is because they work out and develop muscles! Similarly, the more intelligent folks have a thirst for knowledge and generally read, stu…
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what is 4D 4D refers to a coordinate system made of 4 axes, all at right angles from each other. In common use 4D generally refers to coordinates in 3D Space/Time. 3 of these coordinates are in space. The fourth is the position in time, where time is considered mathematically as a fourth axis t…
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No, it is definitely not a "death sentance". It would depend on the nature of the abnormality. Generally speaking - a ventricular problem would be much worse because of the amount of work they do in pumping blood to the lungs and around the body. The atria on the other hand just fill the ventricles,…
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they are formed when a electric field and a magnetic field couple.When ever a charged particle undergoes an acceleration it emits electromagnetic radiation. Therefore when an electron 'jumps' from a high energy quantum state to a lower energy quantum state it produces em radiation of a particular fr…
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yes, there is no such thing as summer in the tropics
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No - The question can't really be answered because it doesn't make sense. Christianity can't have a scientific basis because its not about scientific things. Science is the study of the physical universe, while Christianity is a religion that teaches about spiritual realities that exist outside of t…
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Capsid is the covering around the DNA (or RNA) some viruses have an envelope around the capsid.  Some viruses do not make their own protein coat but utilize the membrane of the cell that they destroy - in this way they have a 'disguise' from the bodies immune system. Such viruses are the cause…
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The pro's of cloning is you get another person to keep you company like a person that may of died recently. The cons are it could go wrong and you could end up with a deformed person which would be even worse than loosing the relative in the first place. Need anymore advice just leave another questi…
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Underground Crystals They are older; more time to form.
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I doesn't have enough, so when it falls it doesn't enough strength to make it break. Answer:Because of its shape. The cube is strong but remove 2 sides and any force will knock it down. Same as a rectangle. But a circle has a perfect arch. The Romans found out that an arch will hold up more weight …
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Makes an object taste sour. Such as soda, lemon juice, or vinegar. A chemical that, when dissolved in water, increases the concentration of hydronium ions (H3O+). Acid is basically a chemical substance that can be used to neutralize alkalis and dissolve some metals. acid is a sort of heartburn of…
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Answer According to the psychological tests and measures standards as described in psych classes: Q - What do IQ tests measure? A - IQ Q - What is IQ? A - What IQ measures The significance of an IQ test is that you have demonstrated the ability to get a good score on an IQ test. The assumption is…
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Alcohol only stays in they system for about 12 hours depending on how much you have drank. Alcohol break down in the body makes it difficult to detect through urine. Alcohol is detected through blood alcohol level more accurately. : Alcohol is processed by the liver at a rate of one ounce of pure …
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Glass is a Solid An Amorphous Solid? 1. Glass is an amorphous solid. Glass can flow and move over low periods of time, but it is considered a solid. 2. Actually Glass is not amorphous and it most certainly doesn't flow over long periods of time. Many people believe this myth, but it is simply …
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Mendel's TheoriesNo. Mendel's observations and resulting theories are still accepted as the basis for all heredity and are a major part of biological curriculum from middle school through college level bio courses. His work was scrutinized somewhat by an English biologist named Punnett and his ideas…
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The vegetation of the Amazon basin is mainly rainforest. This is a tall closed canopy forest with strong shading and little understory vegetation, except in areas where trees have fallen. In general the soil is poor and roots do not penetrate deeply, so larger trees do fall quite frequently.
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Largest Tendon in the Human Body It is the Achilles Heel.
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you eat about 7-8 a year Actually it's a myth. There is no scientific or medical proof that spiders crawl into humans mouths as they sleep. It's not 4 spiders a year and it's not a pound of spiders in a lifetime, it's just plain untrue
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How homeschoolers handle natural science If you are referring to such sciences as chemistry or biology, there are many wonderful resources used in homeschooling. Dissection, the subject of labs in most highschools, is something anyone can do at home. A company called Carolina Biological Supply of…
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Materials: a leaf, a 100 mL beaker, 10 mL ethanol, a hot plate, a power outlet to plug the hot plate into, a Petri dish, goggles, supervision (if you're a kid) Suppose you're working with a spinach leaf. Put it into a 100 mL beaker. Add 10 mL of ethanol to it. Place the beaker with ethanol on a hot…
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Yes it is perfectly fine to drink milk after eating fish. The two foods do not have harmful interactions.
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Impact of Science and Technology on Society I love new technology within society but with new technology, stress comes too. I have learnt that with technology, stress is a partner.
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Answer The absolute difference is 0.02. In relative terms, we could say that 0.07 is 40 percent larger than 0.05. This calculated by dividing the difference of the two numbers by the lesser of the two: (0.07 - 0.05) / 0.05 = 0.02/0.05 = 0.4 = 40 percent. Answer To calculate…
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Soda Cracker An amylase is an enzyme that breaks starch down into sugar. Amylase is present in human saliva, where it begins the chemical process of digestion Foods that contain much starch but little sugar, such as rice and potato, taste slightly sweet as they are chewed because amylase turns s…
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Obeying PhotonsPhotons by definition travel at the speed of light. They are unaffected by mass dilation since they have no mass, but are affected by time dilation: a photon could conceivably travel "forever" from our point of view since no time would pass from a photon's reference frame. So yes, the…
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String theory refers to any one of five specific theories that attempts to unify the four fundamental forces: electromagnetism, strong nuclear force, weak nuclear force, and the most difficult of them all, gravity, via oscillatory dimensional analysis. In other words, it attempts to mathematically d…
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The ball valve may not be opening all the way restricting the flow.ANS 2- A ball valve, if fully open and functional, cannot cause low pressure. -Look for other possible causes. -And please be more specific about the EXACT problem next time.
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Dollars and Cents To put it in perspective, the fleet of U.S. flagged ships sailing interisland Hawaiian cruises (spending 96 hours of the week idle in port) run a price tag of nearly $250,000 a week to fuel each vessel, lifeboats and tender boats. These ships range from about 70,000 tons - 93.000…
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PURKINJIE. Jan Evanghelista Purkyne was a wellknown Czech physiologist (1787-1869). He discovered Purkyne cells, Purkyne fibres, Purkyne images, etc.
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If you are unsure it might be best to find someone who can and get them to teach you. But basicaly you have to disconnect the battery, jack up the car, remove the driver side front wheel. Remove the cover behind the wheel. Bar engine over until you can insert a locking bolt and nutinto the hole of t…
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Maggots Inside an Egg? They can't. As long as the shell is intact, fly eggs (maggots) cannot get into the interior of the egg. If there is a break or small hole in the shell, then it would be possible. In some cuisine, duck eggs are buried and allowed to ferment for a time and then served to peop…
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Bubbles are made of water and have air inside Water has a higher refractive index than air (it slows down light more), and because they are spherical, they act like a divergent lens, bending the light. As the light bounces through many bubble surfaces it is bent each time- it is scattered (reflect…
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Sterling silver is used for jewelry, silverware, etc. where appearance is paramount. This alloy contains 92.5% silver, the remainder being copper or some other metal. Silver is of the utmost importance in photography, about 30% of the U.S. industrial consumption going into this application. It is us…
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Defying the Laws of GravitySome Things Are Best To Not Ask, This Is One Of Them. YOU DON`T  you can by making Yorkshire puddings when they are ready to cook you tip up the bowl and it wont fall out ask your physics teacher.....every particle in the universe attracts every other particle with a…
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How, not why It is frequently said that science can provide answers to the "hows" for almost EVERYTHING, for example how the electric kettle works, but not the "why" questions....
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Direct uses of a physics degree include research, teaching and related fields such as seismology and metallurgy. Other fields where it would be useful are investment analysis, scientific publishing, patent work and environmental monitoring and control.
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Golf Clubs There is the Driver, Irons from 1-9, Woods from 3-5, irons that have a letter on them= S (Sand Iron), P or W (Pitching Wedge), L (Loft), and two irons that are called 58 and 60. (The 58 and 60 stands for the degrees on the club. So now that I labeled all of them that means there is 18…
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